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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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    “Last Journey for the Leatherback?” to be Screened in 3 Major US Cities this Week

    October 20th, 2004

    Forest Knolls, CA — The nonprofit Sea Turtle Restoration Project has released the new documentary, Last Journey for the Leatherback? by the Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker Stan Minasian (dir. The Last Days of the Dolphins?, The Free Willy Story: Keiko’s Journey Home). The documentary will be screened three times over the four days:

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    “Last Journey for the Leatherback?” to be screened at NYC Conference

    October 12th, 2004

    Forest Knolls, CA — The nonprofit Sea Turtle Restoration Project has released the new documentary, Last Journey for the Leatherback? by the Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker Stan Minasian (dir. The Last Days of the Dolphins?, The Free Willy Story: Keiko’s Journey Home). The documentary will be screened during the Northeast Environmental Conference on Friday, October 15, 2004 at 9:30 pm in Alfred Lerner Hall of Columbia University, New York City.

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    New Study Says Bush Administration Puts Sea Turtles at Risk of Extinction

    September 27th, 2004

    New rules that have reopened US waters to longline fishing for swordfish and tuna have been corrupted by faulty science and political influence, says a new study released today by the Sea Turtle Restoration Project. The report, Techno-Fixing Sea Turtles: How the Bush Administration’s Manipulation of Science is Driving the Leatherback Sea Turtle Towards Extinction, documents how an admittedly flawed and incomplete report by government scientists has provided the basis to reopen the hotly contested fisheries which have been closed as a result of recent lawsuits by the Sea Turtle Restoration Project and other conservation groups.

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    US Commission on Ocean Policy Report Addresses Plight of Endangered Sea Turtles

    September 17th, 2004

    Commission Responds to Public Comments that More Action to Save Sea Turtles are Needed Forest Knolls, CA — The US Commission on Ocean Policy,

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