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In 2001, a court found that the HI-based swordfish longline fishery violated federal law and closed the fishery. In 2004, NMFS reopened the fishery
South Padre Island was the site of the first Kemp’s ridley nest recorded in Texas for the 2008 nesting season. The turtle was seen
Carole Allen, our Gulf Director, just send me the news that the first Kemp’s ridley nest of the season was found on the South
Saturday’s volunteer group was remarkable! Things started off with Chris Pincetich, SPAWN’s new Watershed Biologist, recruiting volunteer, Angie, all the way from the East Bay!
Join Turtle Island to become a supporter of giant leatherback sea turtles gliding on currents, of schooling hammerhead sharks in the Galapagos, of spawning coho salmon in California creeks, and of a better ocean future.