Turtle Island Restoration Network is headquartered in California, where we are a leading advocate for endangered sea turtles, whales, salmon, and more.

For nearly 30 years, our efforts have safeguarded endangered Coho salmon and engaged the public in our conservation efforts through education, outreach, classroom visits and other habitat protection efforts.

Action Alert

April 16, 2020

Stop SPOT: Take Action Against a Proposed Oil Terminal Threatening the Texas Coast

Our Campaigns

Acquire Critical Land

November 27, 2018

The Salmon Protection And Watershed Network (SPAWN)

November 16, 2018

10,000 Redwoods

November 9, 2018

Ban California Driftnets

May 24, 2018

Lagunitas Creek Floodplain & Riparian Restoration Project

April 18, 2018

Take Action!

April 16, 2020

Stop SPOT: Take Action Against a Proposed Oil Terminal Threatening the Texas Coast

March 16, 2020

Protect Loggerhead Turtles from Hawai’i Longlines

February 8, 2020

End Single-Use Plastics in California

California Updates

Ocean-Going Coho Salmon Smolt Start Season Strong

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Written by Ayano Hayes, SPAWN's Watershed Biologist Since installing a smolt trap on San Geronimo Creek to gather data on the 2020 smolt class that is making their journey downstream…

Groups Sue to Stop Trump Administration From Allowing Deadly Gear in Tuna Spawning Grounds

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Bluefin tuna are one of the ocean's biggest and most powerful fish. The monetary incentive to haul in a fish that’s so highly prized for sushi draws more commercial boats…

Turtle Island Restoration Network Purchases Four-Acre Property on San Geronimo Creek for Salmon Protection

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Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN) recently acquired a four-acre property on the most important un-dammed headwater tributary of Lagunitas Creek which hosts the highest spawning population of critically endangered coho…

SPAWN’s Online Presentation Answers Questions on Upcoming Restoration Project at Former San Geronimo Golf Course Property

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2020 Contact: Preston Brown, (303) 877-0880, preston@seaturtles.org SPAWN’s Online Presentation Answers Questions on Upcoming Restoration Project at Former San Geronimo Golf Course Property  SAN GERONIMO,…

On Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary, Activists Call on U.S. to Stop Environmental Rollbacks

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April 22 marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day — five decades of global, grassroots action to demand a better planet for wildlife, their habitats, and humans.  Today, however, the…

300 Groups Call on Congress to Bail Out People, Not Polluters

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For Immediate Release, April 20, 2020 300 Groups Call on Congress to Bail Out People, Not Polluters WASHINGTON— Turtle Island Restoration Network joined more than 300 groups in calling on…