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    Say “No” To Balloons

    Will you take the pledge to not release balloons? When balloons are released, they blow away, pop or deflate, and fall back to the Earth, usually in the ocean, as marine ...

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    Ban Death Nets

    We are calling on the California State Senate to pass the newly introduced bill SB 1017 to transition California away from the use of large-scale driftnets.


Volunteer Spotlight: Karen Dabrusin

May 10, 2018

This month, we’re highlighting Karen Dabrusin, a long-time SPAWN volunteer. Karen started volunteering 13 years ago.

Upcoming Events with Charlotte Torgovitsky

May 10, 2018

harlotte Torgovitsky is a long-time supporter of the Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN) and board member of the Marin Chapter of the Native Plant Society.

Court Orders Hawai’i Shallow-set Longline Fishery to Close to Protect Loggerhead Sea Turtles

May 10, 2018

Complying with a federal court order, the National Marine Fisheries Service has immediately closed the Hawai’i-based shallow-set longline fishery for the rest of 2018 i...

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