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

April 1, 2019

Urge Congress to Federally Ban Driftnets in Commercial Fishing

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!

April 1, 2019

Urge Congress to Federally Ban Driftnets in Commercial Fishing

March 8, 2019

Block Fossil Fuel Lobbyist Bernhardt from Interior Department

December 12, 2018

Tell Congress to Oppose Seismic Airgun Blasting

California Updates

State Grant Will Help Improve Habitat for Salmon on National Park Lands

| California, Coho Salmon, Habitat Restoration & Landowner Assistance, Headquarters, Native Plant Nursery, News Releases, Salmon, Salmon Population Monitoring, Tocaloma Floodplain Restoration Project | No Comments
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2019 Press Contacts: Preston Brown, Watershed Conservation Director, (303) 877-0880, preston@seaturtles.org Audrey Fusco, Native Plant Nursery Manager, (415) 845-4790, audrey@seaturtles.org Todd Steiner, Executive Director, (415)…

Restoration Activates Channels and Floodplains in Lagunitas Creek this Winter

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Written by Charlie Startin, SPAWN Habitat Restoration Intern Winter storms bring water flowing to SPAWN's floodplain project in early February 2019 at about 3,500 cubic feet per second. The Salmon…

Want to Study Sharks? SFO Dive Show Highlights Shark Migration Research in Costa Rica

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Turtle Island Restoration Network will present a seminar at the SFO Dive Show on Saturday, April 27 on their shark migration research in Cocos Island, Costa Rica. | Photo by…

Earth Day Offers Bay Area a Chance to Improve Habitat for California’s Most Endangered Salmon

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 12, 2019 Press Contact: Preston Brown Watershed Conservation Director preston@seaturtles.org (303) 877-0880 The Salmon Protection And Watershed Network, or SPAWN, is hosting an Earth Day Salmon…

What SPAWN’s Trail Cams Tell Us About Lagunitas Creek Watershed

| California, Headquarters, Salmon, Wildlife Monitoring | One Comment
A bobcat travels through a ranch along Sir Francis Drake Boulevard.   LAGUNITAS CREEK–Last winter, SPAWN began regularly releasing footage from our motion- and temperature-activated cameras as part of a fun…

Our Ocean Guardian Partnership with Cascade Canyon School

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Cascade Canyon students observe Lagunitas Creek in Olema, California. The Salmon Protection and Watershed Network, or SPAWN, is Cascade Canyon School's Ocean Guardian Grant partner, and we have had a…