Category Archives: urban trees

TreePAC Endorsements for the Nov. 7, 2017 General Election Ballot

TreePAC endorses candidates for 2017 General Election POSITION         Link to Candidate Websites Seattle Mayor – Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon Seattle City Attorney – Pete Holmes Seattle City Council Position #8 – Jon Grant Seattle City Council Position #8 – Teresa Mosqueda Seattle … Continue reading

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Seattle Mayor Tim Burgess Signs Executive Order to Increase Tree Protection

From This Week in the Mayor’s Office – Oct 13, 2017  Protecting Seattle’s Tree Canopy Mayor Burgess signed an Executive Order focused on strengthening Seattle’s protections for trees on private property today. The order directs the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections … Continue reading

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As city booms, leafy giants at risk

A seven-story apartment building is planned for this Northeast Seattle lot. The house is in disrepair, but the property also includes a couple of sizeable trees that stand out at an intersection laced with parking lots. I assume they’ll be … Continue reading

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A Fight for Urban Trees, Seattle Times 8/14/2014

“People come here for the jobs and the great climate and because it’s green,” said Cass Turnbull, founder of the nonprofit Plant Amnesty, and TreePAC, a political nonprofit formed to advocate for urban trees. “Pretty soon it will just be … Continue reading

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