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

We need your help to increase protection for urban and community trees and forests in Washington State. HB 1216 has been introduced by Rep. Ramos and 8 other sponsors in the Washington State Legislature. It is a high priority bill … Continue reading

Take Action – Urge Legislators to Pass HB 1099 to respond to the Climate Crisis!

Friends of Seattle’s Urban Forest The Washington State Legislature is considering legislation to address climate change as a required goal in revising the Washington State Growth Management Act. HB 1099 would require cities and counties in their comprehensive planning process … Continue reading

2021 Update – Washington State Evergreen Communities Act

Reposted from: URBAN AND COMMUNITY FORESTRY IN WASHINGTON STATE JANUARY 8, 2021 FOREST STEWARDSHIP NOTESCOMMUNITY NEWS Update: Evergreen Communities Act Background: The Evergreen Communities Act (ECA) is landmark legislation for urban forestry in Washington that was passed in 2008, thanks to … Continue reading