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 28, 2019

PETITION: Oppose New California Longline Fishery

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 28, 2019

PETITION: Oppose New California Longline Fishery

October 4, 2019

Tell the Senate to Block Expanded Offshore Drilling

September 23, 2019

Tell Congress to Support the PAW and FIN Conservation Act

California Updates

TIRN Among 500 Groups to Urge Next U.S. President to Declare National Climate Emergency

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10 Executive Actions in First 10 Days Could Phase Out Fossil Fuels, Jumpstart Just Green Economy Turtle Island Restoration Network joined 500 U.S. environmental and climate-justice groups at the United…

SPAWN Announces 2019-20 Coho Salmon Creekwalk Tours

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Each winter, SPAWN offers the Bay Area community the chance to experience one of Marin County’s most magnificent natural phenomenon: the local population of endangered coho salmon returning from the…

[ADVISORY] Tuesday rally planned to stop deadly longline fishery off California coast

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Contact: Annalisa Tuel, (408) 621-8113, atuel@seaturtles.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday Rally Planned to Stop Deadly Longline Fishery off California coast COSTA MESA, Calif. – Activists will stand with Turtle Island…

Federal Rules Could Protect Coral Reefs in Gulf of Mexico

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Turtle Island Restoration Network submitted comments in November to voice our support of federal rules that would restrict fishing around coral reefs in the Gulf of Mexico. Deep sea corals…

Activists: Authorizing a Longline Fishery off California Ensures Extinction of Leatherback Sea Turtles

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A Leatherback sea turtle is captured in a longline. | Photo by Philip Miller. Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN) submitted a letter and comments on behalf of almost 3,000 environmental…

PHOTOS: Endangered California Freshwater Shrimp Utilize Structures in Lagunitas Creek

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Photo by Harry McGrath In late October, SPAWN used visual observation and underwater cameras to record endangered California freshwater shrimp using habitats specifically designed for them, which could be the…