Salmon in the City Seattle

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Urban Design, Stormwater Science, and the Recovery of Puget Sound

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Salmon in the City highlights innovations in ecologically sustainable urban design and development that protect water quality and our urban watershed. NOAA Fisheries will present groundbreaking research regarding the impacts of urban stormwater on salmon and watersheds. The event will feature pioneering design collaborations bridging architecture and ecology as well as case studies of projects incorporating Salmon-Safe stormwater design principles.

Registration for Salmon in the City is complimentary.

Approved for 1.5 AIA learning unit & eligible for 1 non-specific GBCI CE hour.

About the Sessions:

Urban Stormwater and the Fate of Puget Sound: The latest Science

Nat Scholz, Ph.D., NOAA

A leading NOAA scientist on the ecological impacts of stormwater on salmonids, Nat oversees research that addresses pollution-related conservation threats to coastal watersheds and marine habitats.

Envisioning Net Postive Watershed Impact

Brook Muller, Dean of the College of Arts + Architecture, UNC Charlotte

With a focus on ecologically responsive design, Brook’s research and teaching addresses synergies between sustainable architectures and climate adaptive urban landscape.

A New Urban Ecosystem Healthcare Paradigm

Brent Bucknum, Founder, Hyphae Design Laboratories

Based in the former wetlands of West Oakland where he founded Hyphae, an
ecological design and civil engineering firm, Brent’s work is dedicated to bridging the gap between architecture, environmental art and applied biological research.

Inspiration for Ecologically Responsive Cities: Project Highlights

Anna Huttel, RA, Certification Manager, Salmon-Safe

As an architect specializing in green rating systems, Anna helps guide Salmon-Safe candidate projects through site design that aligns with Salmon-Safe principles.

For more information, please contact Molly Ray.

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