Salmon Safe Soapbox
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The Salmon-Safe Soapbox

Thursday, March 23, 2006

Wilcox farm earns 'Salmon-Safe' label: egg producer earns distinction by combining agriculture, conservation

The Olympian, March 2006


Monday, January 23, 2006

Grocer favors fish-friendly farming

The Olympian, January 2006


Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Nike Campus Nets Salmon-Safe Label

Sustainable Industries Journal, September 2005


Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Farmers recognized for salmon efforts: 'Salmon-safe' program aims for peaceful coexistence

The Olympian, September 2005


Friday, July 22, 2005

As Oregon Salmon Struggle, Wineries Chip In to Help

Wine Spectator, July 2005


Thursday, July 21, 2005

Farming with Wild Salmon In Mind

In Good Tilth, July 2005


Friday, January 21, 2005

Four Washington farms earn Salmon-Safe certification

Capital Press, January 2005


Sunday, November 21, 2004

Four farms earn fish-friendly label

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, November 2004
A new program that labels some farms as safe for salmon is changing how four western Washington farmers manage their land, and could influence how others do, too. In the same way buildings are ranked for their green features and wood is specially marked if it is harvested sustainably, a new eco-label can now be applied to farms, according to an independent third-party's evaluation criteria. Four farms in Snoqualmie were recently tagged "Salmon Safe" as part of a pilot program funded by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the King Conservation District...


Tuesday, September 21, 2004

Pesticide Free Plan Begins: In an experiment, the Parks Bureau will eliminate weeds by hand

The Oregonian, September 2004


Wednesday, April 21, 2004

Fish-friendly agriculture: Applegate watershed program encourages farmers to use practices that cut down on erosion, pollution

Medford Mail Tribune, April 2004

"Sound agricultural practices can be a real benefit to the environment, to local ecosystems as well as communities and farmers," said Tim Franklin, manager of the Yale Creek Ranch in the Little Applegate River watershed. The farmer organized the Salmon-Safe Applegate program for the Applegate Watershed Council. The program promotes fish-friendly farming: sound agricultural practices to reduce erosion and pollution into streams...