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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Salmon-Safe parks? Only in Portland!

Metro Parents July 2012

Portland Parks & Recreation(PP&R) has been re-certified by Salmon-Safe, an Oregon nonprofit promoting land management practices that help Pacific salmon thrive in west coast watersheds. The bureau was first certified by Salmon-Safe in 2004 and continues to be the only parks organization in the country designated as salmon-friendly by the certification program...


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Thursday, July 5, 2012

Salmon-Safe joins Pacific Rivers & American Rivers in new Portland river protection office hub

A decade after spinning off from Pacific Rivers Council, Salmon-Safe has joined the new river conservation office hub operated by Pacific Rivers and national river protection leader 


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Friday, June 29, 2012

Following the Hops Trail

Contemporary Sportsman

Following the Hops Trail: this two-part series from The Contemporary Sportsman follows the trail of craft brewing from Salmon-Safe certified Goschie Hops Farm near Portland to Allagash Brewing Company in Portland, Maine, featuring our Drink Like a Fish campaign with Deschutes Brewery along the way. "On a blustery autumn morning, near the small town of Silverton, Oregon, we me


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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Sundown Concert with Salmon-Safe on July 5

Join us on Thursday, July 5, in Portland for Ecotrust's water protection themed Sundown concert. Salmon-Safe is participating in the first of this unique series of free outdoor concerts each Thursday in July.


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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Food Fight 2012: Why the Farm Bill Matters to All of Us

 

Join us for a free public event with author Daniel Imhoff and Congressman Earl Blumenauer in conversation about the Farm Bill, why it matters to you, and what you can do about it.


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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.


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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Moving sustainability forward at Sea-Tac Airport

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

 With a site footprint of 23 acres, waging an aggressive sustainability campaign at the Consolidated Rental Car Facility was one of Turner Construction’s most ambitious green efforts to date. Every drop of water that hit the project site was directed, treated and discharged by the project team... As the first — and to date, only — contractor to achieve Salmon-Safe accreditation, Turner Construction works continually to achieve zero sediment runoff and preserve the integrity of the Puget S


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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Wineries helping the World: Food & Wine Magazine features Salmon-Safe

Food & Wine Magazine

Food & Wine features the nation's top eco causes for wineries including Salmon-Safe, organic certification, and even LEED-certification for winery facilities. "The wine industry is taking all kinds of environmentally-friendly measures.


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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Check out our latest video, "Salmon-Safe: Good for Farmers. Good for Fish"

Salmon-Safe is pleased to announce the release of Good for Farmers. Good for Fish, an inspiring new video from the Washington Water Project of Trout Unlimited filmed on location in Washington's interior Columbia Basin. The four-minute video features Salmon-Safe pioneer in the Methow watershed Blue Bird Grain Farm as well as Bartella Farm in the Okanogan watershed.


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Monday, December 19, 2011

British Columbia wine industry comes on stream with Salmon-Safe certification

Wines & Vines Magazine

British Columbia vineyards are among the most recent additions to Oregon’s expanding Salmon Safe program. “Protecting the salmon, for us, is as important as protecting all other components in the system,” said David Avery, principal of 2,000-case Lotusland Vineyards in Abbotsford. Lotusland sources grapes from 35 acres of vineyard at seven sites in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley in the shadow of Washington state’s Mount Baker.


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