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Salmon

Marin Academy Students Raise Funds to Grow Redwood Trees in Bay Area Classrooms

By 10,000 Redwoods, Resources for the Media

Marin Academy High School Students Alex Paff and Katie Joyce volunteered with the Salmon Protection And Watershed Network (SPAWN), and became passionate about the 10,000 Redwoods Project, which aims to plant 10,000 redwoods in the greater San Francisco Bay Area to help fight climate change. Together the two dedicated volunteers were able to raise a total of $1,600, as well as valuable supplies, like shade cloth, to help grow redwood trees.

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Turtle Island Restoration Network Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator!

By 10,000 Redwoods, Cocos Island Research Expedition, Got Mercury?, Marine Mammals & Seabirds, Resources for the Media, Sea Turtles, Sharks

Turtle Island Restoration Network’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. Turtle Island has previously earned this top distinction.

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Collecting Native Plant Seeds for Habitat Restoration

By 10,000 Redwoods

SPAWN’s habitat restoration crew and native plant nursery staff have spent the last few months collecting plant seeds from diverse habitats throughout the Lagunitas Creek Watershed. These seeds are collected for use in our habitat restoration projects, and are from areas where we have permission and permits. Native seeds and plants play a critical role in restoring watershed lands by providing wildlife habitat, reducing the spread of invasive plants, and stabilizing slopes that could be prone to erosion.

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Meet SPAWN’s Native Plant Nursery Manager Audrey Fusco

By 10,000 Redwoods, Resources for the Media

Audrey Fusco has followed her passion for land stewardship and gardening around the globe. Whether researching urban gardens used to grow food, called organiponicos, in Cuba, helping to restore beaches in Florida, or restoring Redwood Creek watershed to protect coho salmon habitat at at Green Gulch Farms, Audrey stays true to her core belief to live a simple life in alignment with nature. Now, SPAWN is excited to welcome Audrey to our team as our Native Plant Nursery Manager.

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