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October 28, 2019

PETITION: Oppose New California Longline Fishery

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Activists: Authorizing a Longline Fishery off California Ensures Extinction of Leatherback Sea Turtles

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A Leatherback sea turtle is captured in a longline. | Photo by Philip Miller. Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN) submitted a letter and comments on behalf of almost 3,000 environmental…

PHOTOS: Endangered California Freshwater Shrimp Utilize Structures in Lagunitas Creek

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Photo by Harry McGrath In late October, SPAWN used visual observation and underwater cameras to record endangered California freshwater shrimp using habitats specifically designed for them, which could be the…

Second Marin Ghost Town Transformed into Salmon Habitat

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The SPAWN team finishes breaching the Jewell site in October. In October, SPAWN completed the second phase of our floodplain and riparian restoration project at the ghost town of Jewell…

The Inspiring Lifecycle of Coho Salmon

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Coho salmon are an anadromous species, meaning they migrate from the ocean to their freshwater natal streams to spawn, or build nests (called redds). The anadromous life history of salmon…

Injured Kemp’s Ridley Rescued from Fishing Line

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A critically endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle¬†was found hooked and entangled in a mixture of fishing line, leaders and seaweed. In early October, Turtle Island Restoration Network coordinated the rescue…

PETITION: Oppose New California Longline Fishery

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Photo by Philip Miller. Critically endangered leatherback sea turtles are drowned and killed by commercial fisheries, such as longlines and driftnets, as incidental bycatch. Entangled in fishing line or net,…