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

February 8, 2020

End Single-Use Plastics in California

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!

February 8, 2020

End Single-Use Plastics in California

February 8, 2020

Save the Okinawa Dugong from a U.S. Military Base

February 1, 2020

Add Your Name: Save Marin County’s Coho Salmon From Extinction

California Updates

Attempts to Establish Hard Caps on West Coast Drift Gillnet Fishery Questionable

| California, Driftnets, Marine Mammals & Seabirds, News Releases, Sea Turtles, Sharks | No Comments
For Immediate Release February 24, 2020 Contact: Annalisa Batanides Tuel, (408) 621-8113, atuel@seaturtles.org Attempts to Establish Hard Caps on West Coast Drift Gillnet Fishery Questionable ROHNERT PARK, Calif. — After…

Lawsuit Launched Over Trump’s Massive Rollback of Pollution Protections for Rivers, Wetlands

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For Immediate Release February 18, 2020 Contacts: Brett Hartl, Center for Biological Diversity, (202) 817-8121, bhartl@biologicaldiversity.org Maia Raposo, Waterkeeper Alliance, (212) 747-0622 x 116, mraposo@waterkeeper.org Annalisa Batanides Tuel, Turtle Island…

TIRN Advocates for Marin County Coho at Board of Supervisors Meeting

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Annalisa Batanides Tuel, Policy & Advocacy Manager with Turtle Island Restoration Network, speaks at a Marin County Board of Supervisors Meeting on January 11, 2020. Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN)…

Turtle Island Restoration Network to Host Ocean Beach Cleanup in S.F. on Valentine’s Day

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Turtle Island Restoration Network will host the "Love Your Beach Cleanup" at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach on Friday, February 14 from 10am-12pm.  This Valentine’s Day there will be an opportunity…

Dugong Defenders to Rally Monday at S.F. Hearing on U.S. Airbase’s Threat to Endangered Animals

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Activists will gather Monday, Feb. 3 during a key 9th Circuit Court of Appeals hearing on a lawsuit against a U.S. military base which could wipe out the Okinawa dugong,…

Trump Administration Slashes Protections for Bay Area Streams

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WOTUS map by the Center for Biological Diversity that shows areas affected by the new ruling. For Immediate Release January 23, 2020 Contacts: Annalisa Tuel, atuel@seaturtles.org, 408-621-8113 Ayano Hayes, ahayes@seaturtles.org,…