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Thursday, July 24, 2008

Salmon in Sneakers? Salmon-Safe is the Latest Green Emblem

The Oregonian

It's a scary summer for salmon off the Oregon coast, part of a long decline for the region's favorite fish. But in the city, salmon get safer every day. They're safe at college (Portland State University), safe at a trade show (at the Oregon Convention Center) and safe in the nation's first salmon-safe neighborhood (to be revealed later this summer). So many urban institutions in Oregon and Washington are lining up for Salmon-Safe certification from the nonprofit that bestows it...

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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Tuesday, September 21, 2004

Pesticide Free Plan Begins: In an experiment, the Parks Bureau will eliminate weeds by hand

The Oregonian, September 2004


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Sunday, January 19, 2003

Portland Parks Managed with Salmon in Mind

Restoration, January 2003

In Wilderness is the preservation of the World, wrote Henry David Thoreau back in 1862. That belief has kept civilization returning to the wild and bringing pieces of the wild back into our cities, mostly in the form of parks designed to help us free ourselves from the trammels and stress of urban life and enjoy nature...


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