Summer Salmon Institute

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    Three Restoration Grants Totaling $665,237 Go to Salmon Projects in Marin

    March 2nd, 2015

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Fisheries Restoration Grant Program (FRGP) has announced 2015 funding totaling $665,237 for three projects all located in West Marin’s critical Lagunitas Creek Watershed. Turtle Island Restoration Network’s Salmon Protection And Watershed Network (SPAWN) program was awarded two of the three grants, with the third grant going to the Marin Municipal Water District.

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Got Mercury?

  • New study: Mercury in fish bad for your heart

    December 24th, 2009

    Environmental Health News reported today that: “People who ate enough contaminated fish to raise methylmercury levels in their bodies to levels still considered “safe”

  • Mercury-in-Seafood Calculator Launched with The Cove DVD Release

    December 10th, 2009 and Participant Media provide online tool for seafood eaters to check mercury exposure The new The Cove – GotMercury online mercury-in-seafood calculator is


    November 30th, 2009

    Mercury in Tuna – A Hidden Health Hazard for Women and Children Holiday food drives are in full swing and canned tuna is a

  • Mercury in fish

    October 27th, 2009

    Matt Chumchal, associate professor of biology at Texas Christian University discussed in lecture the potential causes and consequences of Mercury  contamination. Click here to

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