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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Redhook is Puget Sound’s First Salmon-Safe Brewery Site

Habitat Restoration and Beer Release Celebrate Healthy Rivers and Earth Day

Continuing its leadership in environmental sustainability, Redhook Brewery in Woodinville is the first brewery site in the Puget Sound region to earn Salmon-Safe certification, a designation that means that Redhook is proactively and significantly improving the environmental health of its site along the Sammamish River. The certification announcement will be made Thursday at a habitat restoration event at Redhook.


Thursday, December 8, 2016

Join us for Salmon in City Portland on Jan. 25

Returning to Portland on January 25 is Salmon in the City, our free public event highlighting innovations in ecologically sustainable urban design and development that protect water quality and our urban watershed. NOAA Fisheries will present groundbreaking research regarding the impacts of urban stormwater on salmon and watersheds. The event will feature pioneering studio collaborations bridging architecture and ecology with leading ecologists and designers. 


Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Portland Takes Action to Become Salmon-Safe City

Mayor & Council issue Salmon-Safe challenge to other West Coast cites

Mayor Charlie Hales today announced that the City of Portland has taken action across city operations to earn Salmon-Safe certification, making it the first city in the world to achieve the third-party designation for its systematic approach to improving water quality and restoring salmon habitat.

Portland City Council formally adopted the findings of Salmon-Safe’s assessment, three years in the making.


Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Brewing a Watershed Revolution

In celebration of the US Hops Convention in Portland from January 21-24, Salmon-Safe convened a panel of leading regional and national craft brewers to discuss supply chain sustainability and how hop certification is inspiring a new movement towards water quality and watershed restoration in Willamette Valley and Yakima hop growing. This general assembly session of the Hops Convention was Friday, January 24, at the Portland Hilton Executive Tower.


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


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.


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.


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. 


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.


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.