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

May 2, 2022

Restore Point Reyes National Seashore!

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!

May 2, 2022

Restore Point Reyes National Seashore!

October 11, 2021

Save the Last Remaining Vaquitas

October 11, 2021

Call on Congress to Ban New Offshore Oil Drilling

California Updates

SPAWN hires local artist to design new Interpretive Sign for Roy’s Riffles Restoration Project

| California, News Releases, Roy's Pools, Salmon | No Comments
  For Immediate Release: June 30, 2022 Contact: Preston Brown, (303) 877-0880, preston@tirn.net Olema, Calif. (June 30, 2022) – Following the second phase of creek restoration at the former San Geronimo…

Turtle Island Restoration Network’s Board Issues Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade

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For Immediate Release: June 27, 2022 Contacts: Gail Seymour, Board Secretary, Turtle Island Restoration Network, (707) 320-8083, gyseymour@gmail.com Turtle Island Restoration Network’s Board Issues Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision to…

Smolt Monitoring Update on San Geronimo Creek

| California, Coho Salmon, Salmon, Salmon Population Monitoring, Wildlife Monitoring | No Comments
Since mid-March 2022, SPAWN has been monitoring a smolt trap on San Geronimo Creek (SGC) to gauge the endangered coho salmon population within the Lagunitas Watershed. These young coho salmon…

Update on Roy’s Riffles Restoration Site

| California, Coho Salmon, Roy's Pools Restoration Project, Salmon | No Comments
Over the last several weeks, the floodplains and graded slopes that were shaped and sculpted just last fall are now alive with thick native grasses, flowers, and understory shrubs. Trees…

Marin County Poised to Adopt Overdue Stream Conservation Ordinance

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  For Immediate Release: May 16, 2022 Contact: Scott Webb, (707) 921-8211, swebb@tirn.net, Turtle Island Restoration Network Preston Brown, (303) 877-0880, preston@tirn.net, Turtle Island Restoration Network Peter J. Broderick, (503)…

New Project for SPAWN Upcoming

| California, Habitat Restoration & Landowner Assistance, Salmon | No Comments
SPAWN is pursuing a sediment reduction project on GGNRA ranch lands to upgrade roads and improve road drainage networks. This will result in better watershed hydrology, reduction in sediment, removal…