Ocean Conservation Tag

For Immediate Release, November 16, 2021 Contact: Audrey Fusco, audrey@seaturtles.org, 415-845-4791 Volunteers Sought for Planting Project on Former San Geronimo Golf Course SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—This winter volunteers from around the community will gather to help the Salmon Protection And Watershed Network (SPAWN) on a project at the former San...

With approximately 30,000 heads of state, environmental activists, journalists and more at this year’s United Nations climate conference, COP26, over 700 civil society groups — including Turtle Island Restoration Network — called for solutions to the climate crisis, instead of hollow “Net Zero” promises. Demands from...

Click here to view and print this article. SPAWN is encouraging gardeners in Marin County to trade out their tropical milkweed plants for the locally native species, narrow-leaf milkweed (Asclepias fascicularis).  Tropical milkweed (Asclepias curassavica) is a plant familiar to most Bay Area gardeners. This non-native milkweed...

For Immediate Release, November 1, 2021 Contact: Todd Steiner, Executive Director, +1 415-488-7652, tsteiner@tirn.net Ecuador Announces Creation of New Marine Reserve in Galapagos New Protected Area Creates Safe Migration Route for Endangered Marine Species Between Ecuador And Costa Rica ECUADOR—Ecuador announced the creation of a new marine reserve in Galapagos...

For Immediate Release, October 28, 2021 Contact: Ayano Hayes, Watershed Biologist, 916-216-8355, ahayes@tirn.net Videos Show Salmon Returning to Marin County Creeks for Spawning Season SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—Videos taken by the Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN) show at least three chinook salmon swimming through San Geronimo Creek, marking the...