Category Archives: Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance

Comments by Maria Batayola, Beacon Hill Council Chair, on NPI/TreePAC Tree Poll

    Maria Batayola Beacon Hill Council Chair Sept 15, 2021 “The loss of exceptional and other trees is tremendous blow to our (beloved Seattle) and in particular our beloved Beacon Hill majority people of color, immigrants and refugees community.  … Continue reading

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Comments by Tina Cohen Certified Arborist on the NPI/Tree PAC Tree Poll

Tina Cohen, Certified Arborist Northwest Arborvitae Seattle WA   I’m Tina Cohen and I’m a retired Certified Arborist. In my career I worked with both developers and tree preservationists.    I’ve been very discouraged by the cognitive dissonance of climate change and continued tree … Continue reading

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Statement by Josh Morris of Seattle Audubon on NPI/Tree PAC Tree Protection Poll

Statement: July 2021 Tree Protection Polling Results by Josh Morris of Seattle Audubon Sept. 15, 2021  Seattle Audubon is a 105-year-old environmental nonprofit that advocates and organizes for cites where people and birds thrive. Since neither people nor birds can … Continue reading

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Comments by Steve Zemke – Tree PAC Chair on NPI/Tree PAC Seattle Tree Poll

Press Conference – Seattle City Poll shows strong support for updating Seattle’s Tree Protection Ordinance Statement by Steve Zemke – Chair TreePAC Results released today of a Poll done by Change Research in July for the Northwest Progressive Institute included … Continue reading

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Jessica Dixon, Plant Amnesty Board member, at NPI/TreePAC press conference on Seattle Tree Poll

Tree Pac Poll Release Comments By Jessica Dixon Plant Amnesty Board Member 9/15/21 The 2016 Seattle Tree Canopy Assessment estimated that the total number of trees 30” in diameter and greater, or what the city defines as exceptional trees at … Continue reading

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Press Release by NPI/Tree PAC on Poll Supporting Updating Seattle’s Tree Protection Ordinance

New Seattle poll findings: Voters overwhelmingly favor policies to protect and expand city’s tree canopy Wednesday September 15th, 2021 For Immediate Release Contact Andrew Villeneuve Executive Director Northwest Progressive Institute This morning, at a press conference at the Talaris site … Continue reading

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Update – Urge Washington State House Legislators to Pass HB 1216 to Increase Protection for Urban and Community Forests

       Update – Urge Washington State House Legislators to  Pass HB 1216 to Increase Protection for Urban and Community Forests Thanks to the over 200 people who responded to our previous e-mail on HB 1216 asking you to send an e-mail to the … Continue reading

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Comments Needed Now on Draft Seattle 2020 Urban Forest Management Plan

Quick response needed – Deadline Monday Nov 30th. The City of Seattle is seeking comments (via Survey Monkey) on their draft Urban Forest Management Plan. Comments are due now with a Nov 30th deadline. Information on the draft plan is … Continue reading

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Please support following items in the city budget that support protecting trees

  Tree PAC urged the Seattle City Council to fund and enact the following item in the 2021. The first 4 items were adopted and the last two unfortunately were not added to the final budget adopted budget. E-mail sent … Continue reading

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Public Comments Needed Now to Increase Seattle’s Protection of Trees

Action Needed Now to Protect Seattle’s Trees! Public Comments are needed now supporting draft SDCI Director’s Rule 13-2020 for Increased Tree Protection – Deadline August 17th Your help is needed now to ensure that stronger tree protection in Seattle moves forward. The … Continue reading

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