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

March 18, 2021

Save the Last Surviving Dugongs in Okinawa

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!

March 18, 2021

Save the Last Surviving Dugongs in Okinawa

February 3, 2021

Demand Stronger Protections for Right Whales

December 31, 2020

Call on the California Coastal Commission to Save Tule Elk

California Updates

Court Rules Marin County’s Protections for Endangered Coho Salmon Inadequate

| California, Coho Salmon, News Releases | No Comments
For Immediate Release, April 9, 2021 Contacts: Todd Steiner, SPAWN, (415) 488-7652, tsteiner@seaturtles.org  Peter J. Broderick, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 283-5474 ext. 421, pbroderick@biologicaldiversity.org  Court Rules Marin County’s Protections…

New Pedestrian Bridge Connects Community to Trails on Former Golf Course

| California, News Releases, Roy's Pools, Roy's Pools Restoration Project, Salmon | No Comments
For Immediate Release, March 16, 2021 Contacts: Preston Brown, preston@seaturtles.org, 303-877-0880 Todd Steiner, tsteiner@seaturtles.org, 415-488-7652 Audrey Fusco, audrey@seaturtles.org, 415-845-4791 New Pedestrian Bridge Connects Community to Trails on Former Golf Course…

TIRN Calls On Congress to Provide $100 Million Annually for Conservation of Monarch Butterflies

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Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN) recently expressed its support to help prevent monarch butterflies from extinction. Joining with over 80 different groups, we called on Congress to provide $100 million…

SPAWN Plants Habitat Garden at the San Geronimo Valley Community Center

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Contact: Audrey Fusco, Native Plant Nursery Manager, audrey@seaturtles.org    SPAWN Plants Habitat Garden at the San Geronimo Valley Community Center In February 2019 the Salmon Protection And Watershed Network (SPAWN)…

Students Help SPAWN Grow Narrowleaf Milkweed to Support Declining Monarch Populations

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Contact: Audrey Fusco, Native Plant Nursery Manager, audrey@seaturtles.org  Students Help SPAWN Grow Narrowleaf Milkweed to Support Declining Monarch Populations To help the western monarch butterfly population bounce back from its…

Lack of Rain Causes Competitive Coho Spawning Season

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Contact: Ayano Hayes, Watershed Biologist, ahayes@seaturtles.org  Lack of Rain Causes Competitive Coho Spawning Season Redd Count Remains Below Average and Federal Target Goal for Recovery The Salmon Protection And Watershed…