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 4, 2019

Tell the Senate to Block Expanded Offshore Drilling

Our Campaigns

Acquire Critical Land

November 27, 2018

The Salmon Protection And Watershed Network (SPAWN)

November 16, 2018

Plant 10,000 Redwoods

November 9, 2018

Ban California Driftnets

May 24, 2018

Lagunitas Creek Floodplain & Riparian Restoration Project

April 18, 2018

Take Action!

October 4, 2019

Tell the Senate to Block Expanded Offshore Drilling

September 23, 2019

Tell Congress to Support the PAW and FIN Conservation Act

September 6, 2019

Tell Congress to Save the Endangered Species Act

California Updates

‘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…

Wildlife Habitat Usage

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SPAWNs wildlife cameras provide insight into how large mammals use different habitat types.

Legal Petition Seeks Ban on Plastic Pollution From Petrochemical Plants

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Plastic plants discharged 128 million pounds of pollutants into U.S. waterways last year, their operators reported to the EPA ― including 77,859 pounds of the most toxic pollutants. Decades-old EPA…

Five Ways You Can Help Save Sharks Every Week

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Scalloped hammerheads (Sphyrna lewini) swim off the coast of Cocos Island. Photo by Avi Klapfer. Shark Week may have ended last week ... but every week is shark week here…

Bay Area Environmental Group Enters Year 30 of Saving Marine Species

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This keynote was originally presented by Turtle Island Restoration Network Founder & Executive Director Todd Steiner at the EACH Foundation Social Impact Summer Soiree! on July 25 in San Francisco.…

Slow Down to Glimpse Ecological Restoration on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard

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SPAWN's project aims to recover a lost floodplain that has been buried under dirt that was dumped in the creek corridor decades ago to build the village of Jewell. FOR…