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

October 11, 2021

Save the Last Remaining Vaquitas

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!

October 11, 2021

Save the Last Remaining Vaquitas

October 11, 2021

Call on Congress to Ban New Offshore Oil Drilling

September 24, 2021

Protect Marine Mammals in the Gulf of Mexico from Seismic Testing

California Updates

Help Save Newts by Volunteering This Winter

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By Todd Steiner Local activists in the Bay Area will come together again to save California newts as they migrate across a country road in West Marin County this winter.…

Hydroseeding at Roy’s Riffles

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Recently, hydroseeding took place at Roy's Riffles! Papier-mâché, fungus, and more were poured over the slopes to help rooting. Watch Preston Brown, our Director of Watershed Conservation, explain the process…

Save Species by Letting Leaves Fall During Fall

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Fall is here! The signs of changing seasons are apparent: weather cools down, the scent of pumpkin spice wafts through the air, and the foliage changes color. Another sign that…

VICTORY! California Protects Leatherback Sea Turtles as Endangered

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For Immediate Release, October 14, 2021 Contacts: Todd Steiner, Turtle Island Restoration Network, (415) 488-7652, TSteiner@SeaTurtles.org Catherine Kilduff, Center for Biological Diversity, (202) 780-8862, CKilduff@BiologicalDiversity.org California Protects Leatherback Sea Turtles…

Oil Spill in Southern California Damages Environment and Wildlife

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A major oil spill off the coast in Southern California made national headlines this week, and is a shining example of the disastrous consequences of offshore drilling. Caused by a…

October is California Redwoods Month

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October is California Redwoods Month! Extending from Southern Oregon to Central California, this impressive species includes the tallest living trees on the planet. Here at SPAWN, you can also get…