150 Trees and Me Supports a Stronger Tree Ordinance in Seattle

I am Carolyn Rodenberg, Chair of 150 Trees and Me, a workgroup of One Sustainable Planet. We follow the lead of Plant for the Planet and climate science that tells us to plant trees as well as to lower our carbon emissions. … Continue reading

Seattle Audubon Speaks out for a Stronger Tree Ordinance

Dear Seattle City Council, We urge Seattle City Council to support the Trees for All initiative, and recommendations made by the Urban Forestry Commission to strengthen the protection of trees in the city of Seattle. We commend Rob Johnson for … Continue reading

Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance

Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance The following organizations have endorsed the campaign for a stronger Seattle Tree Protection Ordinance. They support a permit system to remove any tree 6 inches diameter and larger on both private and public land … Continue reading

Tree Size Triggering Requirement for Permits to Remove Trees

Below are some examples of the minimum tree size that triggers the requirement to get a permit to remove 1 or more trees in various cities. City threshold for permits for tree removal: Annapolis, MD – 5 inches DBH (Diameter … Continue reading