Wilcox farm earns 'Salmon-Safe' label: egg producer earns distinction by combining agriculture, conservation
Thursday, March 23, 2006
The Olympian, March 2006
A fixture in the Nisqually Valley since 1909, Wilcox Family Farms is growing greener by the day. The 1,800-acre farm, bordered on the west and south by the Nisqually River and sliced into sections by Horn and Harts Lake creeks, just received a "Salmon-Safe" certification... Chinook, coho, chum, pink and steelhead salmon are all known to spawn or overwinter on or near the farm, sharing the environment with hundreds of thousands of chickens... Read the article.