The critically endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles return to the beaches of Texas and Mexico in April, May and June every year to lay their eggs. Just this week on April 27 and 28 the first two Kemp’s ridley sea turtle nests of the 2014 season were found on the Padre Island National Seashore, according to Dr. Donna Shaver of Padre Island National Seashore.
The critically endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles return to the beaches of Texas and Mexico in April, May and June every year to lay their eggs. Just this week on…
Daily nesting reports from the Texas coast and Padre Island National Seashore. Three endangered sea turtle species – the critically endangered Kemp’s ridley and threatened loggerhead and green – return…
Replacing wasteful driftnets with cleaner gears will create a sustainable fishery by minimizing bycatch and ensuring long-term fishing opportunity.
Turtle Island Restoration Network’s SPAWN program will improve a migration passage at Roy’s Pools by developing a more gradually elevated, navigable passage upstream.
Time-lapse video of BioBlitz 2014
Four coho salmon restoration projects for West Marin are collecting more than a half-million dollars in state grant money to help the endangered species.
Four years after the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtle recovery has flatlined. Nesting dropped by 30 percent in 2010 and has not bounced back, according to nesting numbers in Mexico and Texas. See charts at end of release.
“I just completed the spring California Naturalist course with SPAWN and it was amazing. As a native to the Bay Area, I felt incredibly ignorant of the natural world surrounding me. This course provided me with so much information and increased my knowledge…”
Turtle Island Restoration Network is proud to announce the roll out of our new, visually stunning website – SeaTurtles.Org!