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TIRN Announces New Dates for Cocos Island Dive Expeditions

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Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN) has announced new dates for their yearly live-aboard dive expeditions to Cocos Island National Park, Costa Rica. During early August 2020 and late November 2020,…

‘Ike Dike’ Proposal Contains Incorrect Data About Resident Sea Turtles

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Current placement of the coastal barrier system would negatively impact 15 threatened and endangered species Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN) has sent a letter to the United States Army Corps…

SPAWN Wins Two State Grants to Help Marin Homeowners Restore Streamside Property

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For Immediate Release: February 5, 2019 OLEMA—The Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN) recently won a pair of state grants to help restore streamside habitat in Marin County from erosion,…

SPAWN Encourages Marin Supervisors to Conserve San Geronimo Valley Golf Course Land

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For Immediate Release: January 29, 2019 SAN RAFAEL—Today the Marin County Board of Supervisors considered a petition for the San Geronimo Valley Golf Course property. The Salmon Protection and Watershed…

Local Elementary Schools Help SPAWN Seed Redwood Trees

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In early December, students in the 4th/5th combo class and the 7th grade class at Cascade Canyon Elementary School (Fairfax) joined the Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN) at Samuel…
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Report: Volunteer Divers, Scientists Tag Sharks on December Cocos Expedition

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In December, a crew of volunteer divers, marine biologists, scientists, and dive masters joined Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN) on one of the organization’s yearly research expeditions to Cocos Island…