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Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN) held the Summer Sea Turtle Sustainability Grant Contest this summer to offer nonprofit organizations emergency funds to help protect endangered sea turtles in the United States. One $5,000 grant was awarded to South Carolina’s The Friends of Hunting Island State...

WASHINGTON—Turtle Island Restoration Network urged the National Marine Fisheries Service to immediately reinstate Spring Gulf of Mexico Gear-Restricted Areas (“GRAs”).  These GRAs—bluefin tuna spawning hotspots closed to pelagic longlining during April and May—were essential to protecting the primary spawning grounds for the western Atlantic bluefin tuna...

The battle to protect Point Reyes National Seashore from a politically motivated and anti-environmental Draft General Management Plan has brought a unique coalition of activists, organizations, scientists and businesses to expose the problems. Turtle Island Restoration Network has been honored to be part of this...

For Immediate Release, July 9, 2021 Contact: Audrey Fusco, Nursery Manager and Restoration Ecologist, audrey@seaturtles.org  Volunteers Needed for Invasive Plant Removal Event LAGUNITAS, Calif. — The Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN) needs help restoring habitat on Lagunitas Watershed, the most important habitat for recovering endangered coho salmon...