By working with people and communities, we preserve and restore critical habitats like the redwood-forested creekbanks of California to the biodiverse waters of Cocos Island.

Currently, Turtle Island Restoration Network is undertaking our most ambitious habitat restoration project yet, to ensure coho salmon remain part of our ecosystem for generations to come.

Take Action!

September 23, 2019

Tell Congress to Support the PAW and FIN Conservation Act

What We’re Doing

Ban California Driftnets

May 24, 2018

End Longline Overfishing

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Create the Cocos-Galapagos Swimway

May 23, 2018

Protect Nesting Beaches

May 23, 2018

Lagunitas Creek Floodplain & Riparian Restoration Project

April 18, 2018

Latest News

‘Deserve to Live’: How a Hashtag Aims to Save Endangered Leatherback Sea Turtles

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Tell us why you think leatherbacks deserve to live and tag #saveleatherbacks. Together, our voices make a difference. Pacific Leatherback Conservation Day falls on October 15 and this year, environmental…

Federal Rule Proposed to Protect Pacific Humpback Whale Habitat

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Following a court-approved agreement with Turtle Island Restoration Network, the federal government designated 302,961 square nautical miles in the Pacific Ocean as critical habitat for endangered humpback whales. FOR IMMEDIATE…

Tell the Senate to Block Expanded Offshore Drilling

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US Senators have the chance to enact a permanent ban on offshore drilling in nearly all U.S. waters. The U.S. House of Representatives recently voted to permanently ban offshore drilling…

PHOTOS: The Art of Saving Sea Turtles 2019

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More than 150 people joined Turtle Island Restoration Network at "The Art of Saving Sea Turtles" evening benefit on Sept. 29 at The Bryan Museum in Galveston, Texas. In its…

The Service of Sargassum: What Happens When Seaweed is Removed From Beaches

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Loggerhead hatchlings in a floating island of seaweed, or sargassum. | Photo by Karen Parker If you live in the Gulf or visited our beaches over the past decade, you…

County of Marin Sued for Failing to Protect Critically Endangered Salmon Species

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The county’s failure to adopt a streamside conservation ordinance to preserve vegetation, maintain water quality and prevent erosion will impact populations of endangered Coho salmon and threatened steelhead trout, a…