Bridging Art

& Nature

St. Helens, Oregon


What is the Salmon Tree Cycle?

The Salmon Tree Cycle is a pair of sculptures that will mark the southern entrance to St. Helens, Oregon by creating a unique landmark for the community.


Why does it matter?

  • Connects residents to our uniquely Pacific Northwest sense of place

  • Builds identity which inspires community pride

  • Improves livability by creating a cultural resource accessible to everyone

  • Encourages motorists to explore our community

  • Welcomes visitors and tourists to our community

  • Spurs local economic vitality

  • Encourages environmental stewardship by highlighting the importance of the relationship between salmon, water, and trees

  • Serves as an educational platform for the dynamic reciprocity of the Pacific Northwest Ecosystem

  • Visible reminder for the importance of conservation