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Monday, December 12, 2011

Meet the winner of our "Year of Wine & Wild Salmon" contest

Jessica Rohde, a graduate student at University of Washington, is the winner of our "Year of Wine & Wild Salmon" contest. Throughout the fall, wine lovers and river conservation and native fish advocates from across the country pledged to sip Salmon-Safe wine and choose wild instead of farmed fish.


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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Final hours to take pledge: win a years supply of wine + wild salmon

 For a chance at King Estate wine and a year’s supply of wild Bristol Bay salmon, pledge to sip Salmon-Safe wine and choose wild instead of farmed fish. Want to know more?


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Monday, November 14, 2011

Gearing up for a Salmon-Safe Thanksgiving: Canadian-style

Last month we joined with Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF)  and Fraser Basin Council to launch Salmon-Safe in British Columbia  (read the Vancouver Sun Salmon-Safe feature). A few weeks later and Salmon-Safe


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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.


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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Join us for Trout Unlimited's "Feast from Field to Stream": August 21 in the Okanogan Valley

How about a summer road trip to the Okanogan Valley? Please join us for Washington Water Project of Trout Unlimited's fabulous Feast of Field and Stream on Sunday, August 21st, at Bluebird Grain Farm! The dinner will showcase farms participating in TU's rapidly expanding Inland Northwest Salmon-Safe project, including Bluebird Grain Farm, Hard Row to Hoe Vineyard, and the Okanogan Producers Marketing Association.


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Monday, August 1, 2011

Saving Mill Creek

The Columbian

Gurgling softly for only about 10 miles, Mill Creek is not among Clark County’s most popular tributaries, but it’s becoming somewhat of a local showcase for environmental advancements. First, a brief geography lesson: Mill Creek’s almost indistinguishable headwaters are in the western portion of Battle Ground proper, with drainage extending west to Dollars Corner, thence south near Northeast 50th Avenue for a couple of miles and through Washington State University Vancouver before Mill Creek’s confluence with Salmon Creek... Last year, the campus received &


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Monday, July 18, 2011

Pesticides by the pound: Experts differ on health risks from chemical-laden produce

Portland Tribune

One fine day in early summer, the Southeast Portland Fred Meyer was selling Braeburn apples for 89 cents a pound, while organic Braeburns were more than double that price, at $1.99 a pound.


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Thursday, March 3, 2011

Eastmoreland Golf Course plays role in fish habitat restoration plans

Portland Tribune/The Bee

Some species of wildlife aren't appreciated at Eastmoreland Golf Course — and some are. The Canadian Geese that foul the greens are considered pests; workers with dogs chase them off. The beavers can also be pesky; left alone, they would turn the golf course into a wetland. Their dams, constructed in the dark of night, are removed by groundskeepers during the day. But native fish are enthusiastically welcomed. “We’re a ‘Salmon-Safe’ golf course,” smiles Eastmoreland Golf Course Superintendent Kathy Hauff.


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Friday, February 18, 2011

New Salmon-Safe video: Save Wild Salmon

This new Stewardship Partners video by filmmaker Donovan Greene beautifully captures the Salmon-Safe program. The video features leading Salmon-Safe Washington operations Oxbow Center & Organic Farm and Novelty Hill-Januik Winery.


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