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Residential Development

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.


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Friday, November 5, 2010

Sustainability development becomes salmon-friendly

Newcastle News

Trails at Newcastle, a sustainability-oriented development to be built east off Coal Creek Parkway between Southeast 79th Street and 135th Avenue Southeast, has become the first development in the state to earn Salmon-Safe Residential Development Certification. Seattle-based nonprofit Stewardship Partners — which works in conjunction with Oregon-based nonprofit Salmon-Safe — gives the distinction in Washington. Ben Kaufman, owner of GreenWorks Realty, which will construct the dev


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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Join us at "Salmon in the City 2010" on Oct. 27 in Portland

UO Portland Center, White Stag Block in Old Town

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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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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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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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

South Waterfront makes salmon feel right at home

The Oregonian

The South Waterfront area, with condos and apartments rising 30 stories, is perhaps the last place one might think of protecting salmon. After all, 90 percent of the new neighborhood is covered in pavement or buildings. But the developers and city planners included water-treating ponds, green roofs and other elements that would slow and clean storm water that might otherwise poison salmon and pollute the Willamette River...


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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

South Waterfront deemed salmon friendly

Daily Journal of Commerce

Portland's South Waterfront is known for its proximity to nature and its LEED certified buildings. Now the South Waterfront area has become the first urban neighborhood in the United States to achieve Salmon-Safe certification... Read the article.


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Monday, September 8, 2008

South Waterfront earns "Salmon-Safe" status

Portland Business Journal

An ecology group has dubbed the fledgling South Waterfront area as the city's first "salmon-safe" neighborhood. Salmon-Safe, which aims to help salmon spawn and thrive in restored watersheds, bestowed the designation on the neighborhood because developers have vowed to protect the nearby Willamette River and its tributaries....


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Monday, September 24, 2007

Salmon-Safe Goes Urban: The Pacific Northwest's favorite eco-label has its sights on corporations, colleges and homes.

A Fresh Squeeze: Seattle Edition

It's hard to miss the Salmon-Safe label if you live in Seattle. The eco-stamp of approval adorns a cornucopia of foodstuffs, including apples, wine, vegetables, herbs, berries, dairy and eggs... Today Salmon-Safe is one of the most recognized eco-labels in our region, falling close behind national heavyweights like USDA Organic and Fair Trade Certified.

Read the article


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