Turtle Island Restoration Network

Forest Knolls, CA • Turtle Island Restoration Network 🌎 Fighting for a blue-green planet. We mobilize people to protect and preserve oceans, rivers and marine wildlife. Join us!

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Turtle Island Restoration Network


Turtle Island Restoration Network is a nonprofit focused on natural resources conservation and protection. With $1.7m in revenue and 17 employees, it is a mid-sized organization. Founded in 1997, Turtle Island Restoration Network is headquartered in Forest Knolls, CA. The organization is notable for its healthy financials, spending 84% directly on its programs. In recent tax filings, the organization reported expenses of $1.6m.

This profile was created with publicly available data obtained from the Internal Revenue Service and the nonprofit organization’s website. ALMA has no affiliation with this organization and has not independently verified this information or otherwise vetted the charity.

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TURTLE ISLAND RESTORATION NETWORK was formed to protect populations of endangered marine species such as sea turtles, sharks, coho salmon and marine mammals. To fulfill its mission the organization engages public awareness, grassroots organizing, in-field habitat restoration, educational and policy advocacy activities.


$884k annual program spend • Protecting endangered sea turtles, sharks and marine mammals by educating the public on the the damage caused to sea turtles from the use of shrimp nets, driftnets, and baited hooks. The Organization monitors sea turtle nesting beaches in Texas and supports beach protection in Central America. The Organization conducts research in Costa Rica by tagging sea turtles and sharks to learn their migratory habits and to provide a protected swimway. In addition, the Organization advocates the banning of selling shark fins.


$419k annual program spend • Salmon Protection and Watershed Network - protecting Coho Salmon by educating the public on their native habitat, protecting the waterways and surrounding land allowing for continued spawning. The Organization performs several restoration projects along Lagunitas Creek and the surrounding area.

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