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

July 16, 2021

Tell President Biden: Protect 30% of Lands, Waters, and Ocean by 2030

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!

July 16, 2021

Tell President Biden: Protect 30% of Lands, Waters, and Ocean by 2030

July 14, 2021

Pledge to Stop Using Single-Use Plastic Straws

May 17, 2021

Stop the Shark Fin Trade in the U.S.

California Updates

Protecting Point Reyes National Seashore Through Media Coverage and Grassroots Action

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The battle to protect Point Reyes National Seashore from a politically motivated and anti-environmental Draft General Management Plan has brought a unique coalition of activists, organizations, scientists and businesses to…

Volunteers Needed for Invasive Plant Removal Event

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For Immediate Release, July 9, 2021 Contact: Audrey Fusco, Nursery Manager and Restoration Ecologist, audrey@seaturtles.org  Volunteers Needed for Invasive Plant Removal Event LAGUNITAS, Calif. — The Salmon Protection and Watershed…

California Driftnet Buy-Back Program Protects Endangered Leatherback Sea Turtles

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For Immediate Release, July 8, 2021 Contact: Todd Steiner, Executive Director, 415-488-7652, tsteiner@seaturtles.org  California Driftnet Buy-Back Program Protects Endangered Leatherback Sea Turtles SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California’s budget will allocate $1.3…

Salmon Habitat Restoration in the Face of Drought

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Salmon Habitat Restoration in the Face of Drought Written by Ayano Hayes, SPAWN Watershed Biologist We are approaching one year from the removal of Roy’s Dam on San Geronimo Creek,…

Environmental Activist Drives Cross-country to Deliver Petition to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland in Bid to Save Point Reyes National Seashore’s Tule Elk 

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For Immediate Release, June 28, 2021 Contact: Diana Oppenheim, action@forelk.org, 248-840-5684 Environmental Activist Drives Cross-country to Deliver Petition to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland in Bid to Save Point Reyes National…

Webinar on Debunking the Myths of Private Ranching in Point Reyes National Seashore June 30

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Media Advisory, June 25, 2021 Contact: Ken Bouley,  kennethbouley@gmail.com  Webinar on ‘Debunking the Myths of Private Ranching in Point Reyes National Seashore’ June 30 SAN FRANCISCO—Turtle Island Restoration Network, the…