Turtle Island Restoration Network, an international ocean and marine conservation organization headquartered in Marin, has hired Kentfield native Doug Karpa as a staff attorney.

Karpa, of Mill Valley, is an environmental and land use attorney who has worked on a range of endangered species and conservation issues. He is an active member of San Francisco Planning and Urban Research’s Fossil Fuel Free Bay Area Task Force and board vice president for EarthTeam, a Berkeley-based program that seeks to empower youth to become lifelong environmental stewards.