See Salmon Spawn

How, when and where to see salmon in Marin County.


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Join our scuba expeditions in Cocos Island.


Help Save Sharks

Sign our petition to create a binational swimway.


Leatherback Victory!

California votes to list leatherbacks!


The Truth About the Barrier


Adopt a Nest

Help us protect nesting sea turtles and their hatchlings.


Save Wild Coho

We protect endangered Coho salmon in Marin County, California.

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Turtle Island Restoration Network is a global ocean nonprofit and a leading advocate for the ocean and marine wildlife.

Our work is based on science, fueled by people who care, and effective at catalyzing long-lasting positive change that protects the likes of green sea turtles, whale sharks and coho salmon.

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Our Programs

Sea Turtles

Salmon (SPAWN)

Gulf of Mexico

10,000 Redwoods


Restored over 100,000 square feet of crucial creekside habitat for wild coho salmon through native plantings, bank stabilization, and floodplain restoration.

Began and supported nesting beach programs in Central America that prevented egg poaching resulting in more than 1 million additional sea turtle hatchlings.

Closed down 250,000 square miles of the Pacific Ocean to the Hawaii longline swordfish fishery and the California driftnet fishery to protect sea turtles and marine mammals.

What We Do

Save Marine Species

Protect Critical Habitat

Expose Seafood Hazards

Fight Climate Change

End Plastic Addiction

Research Expeditions

“I believe the future of sea turtles is intricately tied to the future of the planet and the wellbeing of humans. What is good and healthy for sea turtles is good for us and all living things.”

– Todd Steiner, Executive Director

Recent News

5 Ocean-Friendly Actions to Take This Year

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We’ve reached a critical moment to take action for endangered sea turtles, whales, dolphins, sharks, and the very health of our oceans. But we can’t do it alone. From keeping…

Protections Expanded for Texas Gulf Corals and Manta Rays 

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For Immediate Release, January 19, 2021 Contacts: Joanie Steinhaus, Turtle Island Restoration Network,, 512-417-7741  Anna Farrell-Sherman, Environment Texas Research and Policy Center,, 206-963-5083    Protections Expanded for Texas Gulf…

5 Ways to be Salmon-Friendly in 2021

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We’ve reached a critical moment to take action for endangered, wild coho salmon and the forests and watersheds they need to survive. But we can't do it alone. From keeping…

Oportunidad de fondos para organizaciones sin fines de lucro que luchan contra los desechos marinos

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For Immediate Release, January 1, 2021 Contacto: Rebekah Staub, Gerente de Comunicaciones,  Oportunidad de fondos para organizaciones sin fines de lucro que luchan contra los desechos marinos La organización…

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