Friday, October 23, 2015
The distinctive buildings and grounds that comprise the head office campus of Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) on the eastern end of False Creek Flats in Vancouver have been certified as the first Salmon-Safe urban site in British Columbia. The recognition came today from the Fraser Basin Council and Pacific Salmon Foundation, non-profit organizations that jointly deliver the Salmon-Safe program in BC.
Monday, October 19, 2015
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Returning to Seattle on January 28 is Salmon in the City, our free event highlighting innovations in ecologically sustainable urban design and development that protect water quality and Puget Sound. 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.
Friday, October 2, 2015
An Oregon Brewery Is the First Ever to Go “Salmon-Safe”
Hopsworks Urban Brewery is the first in the United States to be certified Salmon-Safe
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
During a Clinton Global Initiative conference in Denver this week, Seattle-based Vulcan Inc., and a Portland-based nonprofit called Salmon-Safe urged real estate developers to decrease the impact of construction on the marine environment. Vulcan announced its commitment to Salmon-Safe's developer accreditation initiative. It's the nation's first such program, and Vulcan plans to be the first Salmon-Safe-accredited real estate developer.
Friday, May 15, 2015
Salmon-Safe is thrilled to announce that today we received a $16,600 donation from the Deschutes Brewery and Columbia Distributing Beer Machines Party held in Portland last month. The party, which was held during the annual Craft Brewers Conference, featured steam-punk style beer machines built by local artists. The donation was comprised of artist sales of the beer machines, with a matching donation from Deschutes Brewery.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Just in time for the holidays we've wrapped up vineyard site assessment season and now we're adding to the Salmon-Safe wine list. Since 1997, we've joined with our collaborating certification organizations LIVE and Oregon Tilth to certify 350+ Salmon-Safe vineyards.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Salmon-Safe is pleased to announce that environmental innovators from the sustainable business, architectural design, and conservation strategy communities have joined our 10-person board of directors to help guide our West Coast expansion.
New members include:
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Demeter, the U.S. certifier for Biodynamic® agriculture and products, today joined with Salmon-Safe, one of the nation’s leading regional eco-labels, in a new partnership to enhance water quality protection and wildlife habitat restoration on Biodynamic farms. The collaboration was announced to an audience of Biodynamic growers at the National Heirloom Expo in Santa Rosa, California.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Gearing up for West Coast expansion, we've doubled our Portland HQ staff. Welcome to Salmon-Safe to certification manager Anna Huttel, architect and, until recently, a leader in the Chicago green building community.
Anna manages the operation of Salmon-Safe's farm and urban certification and accreditation initiatives as well as coordinates program delivery through our Partner Network of collaborating organizations across the region. Contact Anna.