Tag Archives: Seattle Tree Protection Ordinance Update

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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Seattle Tree and Urban Forest Ordinance Update – Handout July 2019

Action Needed Now to Protect Seattle’s Trees and Urban Forest  Urge Mayor Jenny Durkan and Seattle City Council members to provide strong leadership now to pass legislation this year to significantly strengthen Seattle’s current Tree Protection Ordinance. Seattle’s urban forest … Continue reading

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Seattle City Council Passes Resolution to Update Seattle’s Tree Protection Ordinance

On March 18, 2019 the Seattle City Council passed CB 119444 – Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) legislation. As part of that legislation they passed a Companion  RESOLUTION 31870 calling for additional measures by the City and its partners that complement mandatory housing affordability … Continue reading

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