Salmon-Safe Events

Salmon-Safe events provide an opportunity to learn more about the Salmon-Safe program and process, to connect with other land managers and stewards, and to become a part of a community of practice dedicated to supporting ecosystem health. Recordings of our past webinars can be found on the Fraser Basin Council's YouTube Channel, on the Salmon-Safe Playlist. 

Upcoming Events

Stay tuned for upcoming events! 

Past Events
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Introduction to the Salmon-Safe
Agriculture Program Webinar

May 26, 2021 from 12:30- 1:30 pm 

 Join us for an intro to the Salmon-Safe Agriculture program including presentations from our team and two certified BC agriculture sites. Our special guests include Glen Valley Organic Farm Co-operative, Osoyoos Larose Estate Winery, & Stewardship Partners, our Salmon-Safe delivery partners in the US. Click here to view the recording!

Car Tires & Salmon Health: Exploring New Research on Stormwater Impacts 

February 19, 2021 from 12 pm - 1 pm

In this event, Salmon-Safe and Salmon-Safe BC held an online session introducing thgroundbreaking new research related to tire dust killing coho salmon returning to urban waterways. A team led by researchers at the University of Washington and Washington State University have discovered a chemical in tires that kills the fish before they can spawn. Click here to view the event recording. 

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Creating Safe Cities for Salmon: Policy Alignment with Salmon-Safe

December 15, 2020 from 10 am - 12 pm

In partnership with the SFU Pacific Water Research Centre, Salmon-Safe BC is pleased to share a presentation by Andrea McDonald, a Masters of Resource Management (planning) candidate in the Resource and Environmental Management (REM) program at Simon Fraser University. Click here to view the event recording. 

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Salmon-Safe Communities Dialogue:
A Just Recovery for Urban Landscapes

September 22, 2020 from 11:30 - 1 pm

This event featured a presentation from Sierra Tasi Baker of Sky Spirit Consulting, a Coast Salish operated consulting company that focuses on Indigenous design, community engagement, and research methods. This presentation framed our facilitated dialogue that explored how Salmon-Safe can support and enhance ecosystem health through the development process.

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Salmon-Safe Developer to Developer Dialogue

March 11, 2020 from 5-8 pm

This event featured three presenters who showcased examples of Salmon-Safe's application in the US and the Lower Mainland as well as explored areas of alignment with the City of Vancouver's Rain City Strategy.  There was also opportunities to network and dialogue with Salmon-Safe champions and those who have an interest in the Salmon-Safe program

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Introduction to Salmon-Safe Standards for Urban Development Webinar

February 6, 2020

This webinar is part of the Intro to Salmon-Safe certification for Urban Development series & is an opportunity for those involved in sustainable land & water management practices to develop a deeper understanding of the process behind Salmon-Safe certification and how it can support ecosystem health. Click here to view the webinar recording.

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The Benefits of Salmon-Safe Certification for Urban Development

October 31, 2019 

In this webinar, the benefits of Salmon-Safe certification are presented from four different perspectives, First Nations, Local Government, Certified Site, and Designer. This includes presentations from Tsleil-Waututh Nation, the City of Vancouver, Mountain Equipment Co-op, and DIALOG Design. Click here to view the webinar recording

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Introduction to Salmon-Safe Certification for Urban Development Webinar

November 2018

This webinar is the first in a three-part Introduction to Salmon-Safe Certification for Urban Development series. Salmon-Safe is a third-party eco-certification program that recognizes land management practices that enhance and protect Pacific salmon habitat and water quality. Click here to view the webinar recording