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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Decoding 17 Leading Eco-Labels

Mother Earth News

Consumers who need guidance deciphering all the seals, certifications, and claims on food packaging can find some answers in Mother Earth Network's Food Label Guide. The guide notes that Salmon-Safe farms keep rivers clean for native salmon to thrive through practices such as limiting pesticides and that certification is backed by a third-party audit... Read the article


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Saturday, April 3, 2010

Salmon-Safe featured at "Sustainable Cities" low impact development (LID) training

Sustainable Cities Conference, Bellevue

Ellen Southard, Salmon-Safe Seattle evangelist, will join Washington Department of Ecology’s Vicki Colgan to introduce new Salmon-Safe programs focused on ecological site design and development at the Sustainable Cities training in Bellevue.


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Thursday, April 1, 2010

Cork Reharvest Launch party

Cork ReHarvest is a startup environmental nonprofit that spun off from the pioneering sustainability program at Willamette Valley Vineyards. Cork ReHarvest is focused on protecting and sustaining the high biodiversity cork forests of the Mediterranean region while working with the wine industry to build North American markets for recycled natural cork. I'm so enthusiastic about Cork ReHarvest that I've just joined its founding board.


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Monday, March 8, 2010

Take the "Organic Foodie" quiz

National Geographic

What you eat affects everything from your health to local water supplies. How green can you make your dinner plate? Does eating organically grown food reduce global warming? Which eco-labels are most meaningful? Take National Geographic's Organic Foodie Quiz and get to know your inner organic foodie.


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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Brownfield development proposals are presented at Salmon in the City design charrette

Daily Journal of Commerce

Although their projects are strictly hypothetical, the students in assistant professor Brook Muller's architecture studio are tackling design issues that their real-world counterparts can relate to... Herrera Environmental Consultants recently prepared a draft of Salmon Safe certification standards for residential development. The standards address storm-water management, water use management (irrigation), erosion prevention, sediment control and chemical and nutrient containment.


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Sunday, February 1, 2009

Salmon in the City

UO Portland White Stag Block

Please join us for a free public event highlighting recent innovations in ecologically sustainable design as well as the latest research on urban stormwater runoff and the fate of salmon.


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Thursday, March 6, 2008

Salmon-Safe Puget Sound starts with Parks, Campuses: University of Washington Bothell and other sites achieve certification

Salmon-Safe and its Seattle-based outreach partner The Network for Business Innovation and Sustainability (NBIS) will announce today that the Washington State Department of Ecology headquarters campus, Port of Seattle Parks, and the co-located campus of University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia Community College have become the first urban Washington sites t


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