Urge Washington State Senators to Amend and Pass E2SHB 1216

Friends of Seattle’s Urban Forest
Urge Washington State Senators to Amend and Pass E2SHB 1216 

Dear Friends,

Thanks to your strong support E2SHB 1216  (Engrossed 2nd Substitute HB 1216) was passed by the Washington State House of Representatives and is now in the State Senate.

E2SHB 1216 – concerning urban and community forests – would direct the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to assist Washington cities and towns and counties in our state conducting  tree inventories and canopy analysis, developing Urban Forestry Management Plans and drafting local Tree Ordinances.

A hearing on the bill is set for Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 1:30 PM in the Senate Agriculture, Water, Natural resources and Parks Committee.

How you can help.

Sign in Pro on E2SHB 1216
must be done by 12:30 PM on 3/16/2021

Send public comments to Key Committee members
Executive Action scheduled for 3/18/2021
Action network e-mail urges Committee to amend the bill and then pass it.

Thanks for your help.                         .

Steve Zemke – Chair
Friends of Seattle’s Urban Forest

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