Wilcox hatches a greener future
Monday, April 24, 2006
Tacoma News Tribune, April 2006
Moving from one white tube to the next, Ron Olin and his crew placed black plastic sheets on the soil around the thousands of tubes at the Wilcox farm near Roy. Inside the tubes were young cedar, Oregon Ash and other juvenile trees that eventually will mature and create salmon-friendly habitat along the Nisqually River that runs through the poultry and dairy farm... Wilcox’s efforts to become a responsible business in the watershed have earned it a "Salmon Safe" label, an emerging Northwest eco-certification that distinguishes farms committed to protecting salmon habitat...Read the article.