Salmon Safe Soapbox
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The Salmon-Safe Soapbox

Monday, November 25, 2013

Join us Dec. 17 for Salmon-Safe holiday open house & happy hour

Please join us on Dec. 17, 4:30pm-6:30pm, for a holiday happy hour in the downtown office that has become Portland's confluence for river protection and native fish conservation. Salmon-Safe proudly shares space with our parent organization, Pacific Rivers Council, and other leading conservation organizations American Rivers, Oregon Natural Desert Association, and Save our Wild Salmon


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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.


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Monday, July 15, 2013

Joining with Hopworks to roll out Salmon-Safe IPX

We're lined up at the bar in anticipation of the official rollout of Hopworks Urban Brewery Salmon-Safe IPX, featuring certified hops from our two pioneering hops growers, Goschie Farms and Roy Farms, in the Willamette and Yakima respectively. The dedication is at 5pm this Tuesday at Hopworks, 2944 SE Powell Blvd.


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Monday, June 10, 2013

Portland Mayor issues Salmon-Safe Challenge to City

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales issued a World Environment Day challenge to the city's bureaus to become Salmon-Safe. 


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Monday, June 10, 2013

Salmon-Safe farm standards update released

Salmon-Safe today released a mid-stream update to our farm standards that primarily incorporates expanded content related to landscape-level biodiversity conservation and a revised list of "High Hazard" pesticides that are restricted for use on certified farms. The updated document also contains significant content related to harmonizing program requirements with our Salmon-Safe BC affiliate.


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Monday, June 10, 2013

Salmon-Safe farm standards update released

Salmon-Safe today released a mid-stream update to our farm standards that primarily incorporates expanded content related to landscape-level biodiversity conservation and a revised list of "High Risk" pesticides that are restricted for use on certified farms. The updated document also contains significant content related to harmonizing program requirements with our Salmon-Safe BC affiliate.

 


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Friday, April 19, 2013

Costanza Testino takes helm at Salmon-Safe BC

Congratulations to Costanza Testino, Salmon-Safe B.C. program manager with Pacific Salmon Foundation, taking the helm from founding BC director Michelle Tung. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Roy Farms of Yakima is Washington's first Salmon-Safe certified hops grower

Roy Farms, a family-owned diversified farming operation in Moxee, Washington, has become the first Yakima hop grower certified for protection of water quality, water conservation, and other farming practices to protect the local watershed. Roy Farms also was one of the first Yakima Valley farms to seek Salmon-Safe certification through a pilot project utilizing a new quantitative tool to test pest management ecological impacts. The farm achieved Salmon-Safe certification on organic parcels totaling 150-acres.


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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Flower Power: Announcing a New Partnership Focusing on Cut Flowers

We're joining forces with The Seattle Wholesale Growers Market and cut flower growers in Oregon and Washington to develop higher value local markets for cut flowers sourced regionally and grown in an environmentally sustainable manner, rather than imported from South America.


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Monday, December 10, 2012

New Portland Bus-Side Campaign Celebrates Portland Parks Re-Certification Across 244 Parks & Natural Areas

Portland Parks & Recreation has been recertified by Salmon-Safe across its 10,000-acre system of parks and natural areas.


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