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

TIRN Executive Director Inducted Into Highly Exclusive Explorers Club

| California, Cocos Island, Gulf of Mexico, Hawaii, Headquarters, Longlines, Marine Mammals & Seabirds, News Releases, Salmon, Sea Turtles, Sharks | No Comments
In June, Turtle Island Restoration Network Founder and Executive Director Todd Steiner was accepted to The Explorers Club. In June, Turtle Island Restoration Network Founder and Executive Director Todd Steiner…

SPAWN Joins Statewide Effort to Restore Habitat for Western Monarchs

| California, Habitat Restoration & Landowner Assistance, Native Plant Nursery, News Releases, Salmon | No Comments
Download SPAWN's guide to Restoring Habitat for Monarchs in Marin The beloved Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) is experiencing a rapid population decline. In California alone, there were nearly 4.5 million…

The Circle of Life (And Death)

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SPAWN trail cam shows the progression of scavengers who come to pick over a dead deer.

SPAWN Trailcams Show Diurnality of Multiple Species

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A black-tailed deer inspects our trail camera during daytime grazing. Data from SPAWN's five trail cameras reflect when our local fauna are most active. Time of concentrated activity provides information…

Volunteer Spotlight: Dean Hanson

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Volunteer Dean Hanson leads SPAWN staff on a bird survey in Olema, California. Volunteers are an integral part of the work we do here at Turtle Island Restoration Network. In…

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Permits for Longline Fishery Off California Coast

| California, Longlines, Marine Mammals & Seabirds, News Releases, Resources for the Media, Save the Leatherback, Sea Turtles | No Comments
For Immediate Release June 6, 2019 Press Contacts: Catherine Kilduff, Center for Biological Diversity, (530) 304-7258, CKilduff@BiologicalDiversity.org Todd Steiner, Turtle Island Restoration Network, (415) 488-8752, TSteiner@SeaTurtles.org Lawsuit Challenges Trump Permits…