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April 1, 2019

Urge Congress to Federally Ban Driftnets in Commercial Fishing

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April 2019 Cocos Expedition: The Crossing

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Turtle Island Restoration Network just returned from our April 2019 Cocos Island Dive Expedition. This is part one of a series highlighting the trip, as reported by Executive Director and…

Earth Day Offers Bay Area a Chance to Improve Habitat for California’s Most Endangered Salmon

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 12, 2019 Press Contact: Preston Brown Watershed Conservation Director preston@seaturtles.org (303) 877-0880 The Salmon Protection And Watershed Network, or SPAWN, is hosting an Earth Day Salmon…

What SPAWN’s Trail Cams Tell Us About Lagunitas Creek Watershed

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A bobcat travels through a ranch along Sir Francis Drake Boulevard.   LAGUNITAS CREEK–Last winter, SPAWN began regularly releasing footage from our motion- and temperature-activated cameras as part of a fun…

Our Ocean Guardian Partnership with Cascade Canyon School

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Cascade Canyon students observe Lagunitas Creek in Olema, California. The Salmon Protection and Watershed Network, or SPAWN, is Cascade Canyon School's Ocean Guardian Grant partner, and we have had a…

Congress Reintroduces Federal Legislation to End Senseless Killing of Marine Animals in Commercial Fishing Industry

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Recently reintroduced legislation would phase out last remaining drift gillnet fishery in the United States, an fishing technology used to catch sharks and swordfish but also trap and kill more…

Urge Congress to Federally Ban Driftnets in Commercial Fishing

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Congress just reintroduced legislation (S. 906 and H.R. 1979) that will phase out the use of harmful large mesh driftnets off the coast of California, the only place the nets…