Category Archives: tree planting

Movement forward on Updating Seattle’s Tree Protection Ordinance – April Action

Letter requesting organizations to join Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance Seattle City Councilmember Rob Johnson has introduced a framework to update Seattle’s current Tree Ordinance.  This is something many citizens and organizations have been urging for almost 10 years. We would … 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 Development Booms, Seattle Gives Up On Green Space

By Adiel Kaplan and Investigate West, Seattle Weekly, June 22, 2016 So-called pavement parks are a growing trend in major American cities and they’re one of the new ways Seattle is looking to increase open space without spending billions From … Continue reading

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No room for trees in Seattle’s new parks

By Mark Hinshaw – Crosscut, April 26, 2016. Ellen Sollod’s “Cloud Veil” at 12th Avenue Square Park. Credit: Seattle Parks & Recreation Credit: Alex Garland Forget what you think you know about green Seattle parks. A new park just south of … Continue reading

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