Returning October 28, 2021, was Salmon in the City, our event highlighting the latest stormwater science and innovations in ecologically sustainable urban design. After a nearly 20-year series of sessions alternating between Portland and Seattle, this second virtual version of Salmon in the City was our most well attended ever.


October 28, 2021, via Zoom

Eligible for AIA and GBCI credit.

About the Sessions:

Urban Stormwater and Salmon: The latest Science

Nat Scholz, Ph.D., NOAA
A leading NOAA scientist on the ecological impacts of stormwater on salmonids, Nat oversees research that addresses pollution-related conservation threats to coastal watersheds and marine habitats.

Blue Architectures: Water, Design, and Environmental Futures

Brook Muller, Dean of the College of Arts + Architecture, UNC Charlotte
With a focus on ecologically responsive design, Brook’s research and teaching addresses synergies between sustainable architectures and a climate adaptive urban landscape.

Inspiration for Ecologically Responsive Cities: Project Highlights

Anna Huttel, RA, Certification Manager, Salmon-Safe
As an architect specializing in green rating systems, Anna helps guide Salmon-Safe candidate projects through site design that aligns with Salmon-Safe principles.

A Call to Action: Taking the Puget Sound Pledge

Ellen Southard, Site Story
A Salmon-Safe strategic partner in work across Puget Sound, Ellen leads Site Story, a practice of facilitators and implementers dedicated to strengthening communities through public engagement, conservation, sustainability and green building, and cultural resource protection.