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 development, said the certification is indicative of overarching sustainable practices, as the health of salmon is indicative of the health of the entire ecosystem… Read the article.
Sustainability development becomes salmon-friendly
News Saturday, November 6 2010