The 3.7 million Homo sapiens who live around Seattle make this a pretty spectacular place.

We truly love them and all they bring to our city. But there are another 200 million or so residents who call this area home, and we’re doing whatever we can to make their lives great, too. They go by the names Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, Oncorhynchus kisutch, Oncorhynchus nerka, and a couple of other tongue-twisters. You know them as salmon. And we’d like you to know what we’re doing to improve their habitat when we put up a building. So shall we, as they say, take a deeper dive? Scroll on.