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

March 15, 2023

Stop the Willow and Call

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!

March 15, 2023

Stop the Willow and Call

September 20, 2022

Action: Bureau of Energy Management 5 Year Lease Plan

August 31, 2022

End Chronic Water Pollution in Point Reyes National Seashore

California Updates

Lawsuit Spurs Better Protection for Endangered Rice’s Whales

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For Immediate Release: August 24, 2023 Contacts: Steve Mashuda, Earthjustice, (206) 741-1148, smashuda@earthjustice.org Jonathon Berman, Sierra Club, (202) 297-7533, jonathon.berman@sierraclub.org Brittany Miller, Friends of the Earth, (202) 222-0746, bmiller@foe.org Joanie…

Big Thank You to The Pasha Group for Volunteering with SPAWN!

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A group of 25 volunteers joined us from The Pasha Group, a transportation business headquartered in San Rafael, to help remove invasive plants from our Tocaloma floodplain restoration site on…

Smolt Migration Update Looking Positive

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It has been an amazing season so far for smolt migration out of the San Geronimo Creek Watershed and the Lagunitas Watershed as a whole. We're close to a total…

SPAWN Highlighted in Local News

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The efforts of SPAWN in the North Bay were recently highlighted in the local news! CBS News’ Kenny Choi visited Marin County to see the work being performed, and SPAWN’s…

Spring Salmon Counts Up, Exceeding Biologists’ Expectations

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For Immediate Release: April 21, 2023 Contact: Preston Brown, preston@tirn.net Spring Salmon Counts Up, Exceeding Biologists’ Expectations Olema, CA—As juvenile salmon migrate to the ocean to mature into adults, early reports…

SPAWN Written Article Featured in Forest and River News

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An article by Audrey Fusco, SPAWN Restoration Ecologist, was featured in Forest and River News, Spring 2023. Read the article "Add Butterflies to Your Garden: Restoring Habitat for Pollinators Benefits…