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Corporate & University Campuses

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Seattle Children’s Becomes First Salmon-Safe Certified Hospital in the Nation

While serving thousands of young patients each year, Seattle Children’s Hospital is taking care of nearby Lake Washington too, becoming the first U.S. hospital campus to achieve Salmon-Safe certification, earned for its environmental practices that enhance Seattle’s urban ecology and protect Puget Sound water quality.


Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Join us in Seattle on Jan 28 for Salmon in the City

Returning to Seattle on January 28 is Salmon in the City, our free event highlighting innovations in ecologically sustainable urban design and development that protect water quality and Puget Sound. NOAA Fisheries will present groundbreaking research regarding the impacts of urban stormwater on salmon and watersheds. The event will feature pioneering studio collaborations bridging architecture and ecology with leading ecologists and designers. 


Friday, October 23, 2015

MEC headquarters is Canada’s first Salmon-Safe campus

The distinctive buildings and grounds that comprise the head office campus of Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) on the eastern end of False Creek Flats in Vancouver have been certified as the first Salmon-Safe urban site in British Columbia.


Monday, October 19, 2015

Salmon-Safe certification helps propel UW to NCAA Division 1 sustainability award

Congratulations to University of Washington regarding the NACDA sustainability award for the environmentally innovative retrofit of Husky Stadium.


Friday, October 2, 2015

Smithsonian Magazine features certification of Hopworks brewing campus

Smithsonian Magazine

An Oregon Brewery Is the First Ever to Go “Salmon-Safe”

Hopsworks Urban Brewery is the first in the United States to be certified Salmon-Safe


Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Lewis & Clark is first private college certified Salmon-Safe

Portland's Lewis & Clark College, home of the leading U.S. environmental law school, has become the first private college to achieve Salmon-Safe certification. The award was the culmination of a two-year process with the college in further evolving the campus towards Salmon-Safe certification.


Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Salish Cliffs achieves first Salmon-Safe golf course certification

Squaxin Island Tribe’s new Salish Cliffs Golf Club has become the first “Salmon-Safe” certified golf course after successfully passing an exhaustive assessment verifying the Tribe’s commitment to protecting native habitat, managing water runoff, reducing pesticides, and advancing environmental practices throughout the region.


Monday, November 14, 2011

Join us at "Salmon in the City Seattle" on Nov. 28


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.


Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Salmon-Safe Launches in B.C.

Vancouver Sun

A new eco-certification program that ensures B.C. ranchers, farmers and winemakers adopt practices that protect salmon and salmon habitat will officially launch Wednesday. A non-profit foundation based in Portland, Salmon Safe has already certified 22 ranches and farms in British Columbia during a one-year pilot and training program, according to Michelle Tung, manager of Salmon Safe BC. 

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Whitaker Way is First Industrial Park to Earn Salmon-Safe Certification

In an industrial neighborhood on Portland's Columbia Slough contaminated by PCBs and pesticides, Redside Development’s Whitaker Way Industrial Office Park is on track to be the first Salmon-Safe Certified property of its type nationally. Located near Portland International Airport,  the Slough provides critical rearing habitat for migrating salmon, particularly lower Columbia coho.