During the summer of 2014, SPAWN staff, interns, and numerous volunteers spent many hours building a cattle exclusion fence on the McIssac Ranch located adjacent to our office on the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in Olema.
Join our upcoming workshops, volunteer days, and naturalist trainings.
This summer, Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN) brought 25 educators and community leaders together for 8 days for a unique learning opportunity to become certified University of California…
Do you know what Ocean Acidification is? Scientists are raising concern for the future of our oceans. Oceans absorbing atmospheric carbon is causing ocean acidification, or the acidification of ocean water. How do you think this will impact all of our favorite ocean species?
Pteropods, small floating sea snails, are dissolving, providing a great indicator of current Ocean Acidification.
My journey was not a smooth or straight path to the Turtle Island internship I have today. I graduated from Brandeis University with a B.S. in Health, Science, Society, and Policy (HSSP); a public health degree … I found myself thinking about the environmental components of health; how we think about the environment as a contagious disease.
Top 3 Reasons You Should Take a Stand to Protect Salmon
Creekside corridors are naturally vegetated lands along rivers and streams. When appropriately sized, these areas can reduce flooding, limit property loss from stream bank erosion, filter and settle out pollutants, and protect aquatic and terrestrial habitat.
Science in the Redwoods: We just had the 4th graders from Rise Community School in Oakland join us for an adventure filled day surveying the health of Lagunitas creek.
Turtle Island welcomes Randall Arauz, a world renowned and award-winning biologist, to our team in the newly created position of International Director.