Turtle Island warns that removing marine monument protections may accelerate extinctions of animals in American waters.
Pteropods, small floating sea snails, are dissolving, providing a great indicator of current Ocean Acidification.
Turtle Island Restoration Network Advocacy & Policy Director Cassie Burdyshaw testifies before the CA Senate Appropriations Committee, in opposition to Senate Bill 588. 588 would revise the California Marine Resources Legacy Act to…
Turtle Island strongly opposes President Trump’s national monument review executive order because of potential reduced protection for marine species and the ocean.
Gray whale entangled in 100-foot gillnet is strong reminder why CA should end state’s drift gillnet fishery for swordfish
A gray whale was found off driftnetthe coast of southern California recently with a 100-foot-long gillnet wrapped around its tail. Even after removal of most of the net, the injured whale continued to have difficulty swimming, a dire fact for an animal expected to be on its way to Alaska.
Say NO to Texas Senate Bill 103
Texas State Senators are voting on Senate Bill 103 which will ultimately allow the use of plastic bags throughout the State. We have two days to Just Say NO!
Read the article in the Galveston Daily News about how to join our 2017 Sea Turtle Nest Patrol program in Galveston, Texas
A total of 15 nests (called “redds”) have been counted on Arroyo creek and 16 redds have been counted on Woodacre creek, for a total of 31 confirmed redds so far this season.
President-elect Donald Trump has selected Mick Mulvaney, South Carolina Representative, for the Office of Management and Budget Director.
Winter creek walks are here! SPAWN-trained naturalists lead creek walks to explore the majesty of the Lagunitas Creek Watershed. Tours explore our watershed and teach participants about the ecology of our endangered native population of coho salmon.