Last week, the year’s first nesting of a Kemp’s ridley was reported at Padre Island, Texas. Biologists and environmentalists are hoping that this year’s nesting numbers will surpass last year’s numbers, but it is too early to tell.
Environmentalists to Explore Legislative Fixes to Protect Species and U.S. Shrimpers
Forest Knolls, CA – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court has refused to consider a challenge by environmentalists to the State Department’s lax rules pertaining to the import of shrimp caught by foreign fleets.
Texas Beach Visitors Can Now Report Turtle and Nest Sightings
Houston…Today, the Gulf Office of the Sea Turtle Restoration Project and HEART (Help Endangered Animals-Ridley Turtles) announced the sponsorship of a toll free Texas Sea Turtle Information Line.
Forest Knolls, Marin County – Today, the Salmon Protection and Watershed Network, better known as SPAWN, announced the release of a new educational brochure that shows the interested public the best places to view threatened coho salmon and steelhead trout.
An olive ridley sea turtle surprised Tomales Bay beachgoers at Shell Beach in Inverness,CA, when it swam up to the shore, pulled itself out of the water and rested for approximately 30 minutes before re-entering the cold water and swimming away.
Forest Knolls, CA– SPAWN, the Salmon Protection And Watershed Network, has completed a study of known barriers that block fish from migrating into the San Geronimo Valley to spawn, in order to prioritize those in need of repair to help restore populations of coho salmon and steelhead trout in the Lagunitas Watershed, Marin County