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Seattle Draft Tree Protection Ordinance Maintains for Smaller Significant Trees, Bellamy Pailthorp, KNKX, August 1, 2018

As Seattle Works Toward New Rules for Tree Cutting, Neighborhood Activists Push for More Protection, KNKX, Bellamy Pailthorp, August 1, 2018

Seattle Working on New Tree Ordinance to Protect and Increase Canopy, Bellamy Pailthorp, KNKX, June 22, 2018

Can Seattle’s trees survive its boom, Crosscut, Josh Cohen, June 7, 2018

Proposal to protect trees in Seattle, Ted Land, King 5 News, June 5, 2018

Seattle debates new law to require permits for tree cutting on properties, Matt Markovich, KOMONews, June 4, 2018

Developers should not be exempt in new ordinance to protect Seattle’s trees, Steve Zemke and Susanna Lin, Seattle Fair Growth, June 3, 2018

Tree point system – In quest to stay leafy, Seattle looks at new canopy protection rules, Ari Cetron, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, June 1, 2018

Seattle Considers Greater Tree Planting and Preservation Measures, Steven Fesler, The Urbanist, May 24, 2018

Seattle tree law could be getting a revision, Sarah Anne Lloyd, Curbed Seattle, April 30, 2018

Johnson Releases Draft Framework to Update the City Tree Ordinance, Seattle Councilmember Rob Johnson Press release, April 26, 2018

Seattle says no more ‘willy-nilly’ cutting down trees on private property, Amy Radil, KUOW, April 26, 2018

Throwing Shade: How a lack of trees hurts Seattle minorities, Areeya Tipasothi and Julie Davidow, Herald Net, April 25, 2018

Seattle needs more trees, But who is counting? Amy Radil, KUOW, Feb. 8, 2018

The Struggle to Save Seattle’s Urban Trees in the Face of Development, Maria Dolan, Seattle Magazine, October 2017

Will Seattle (Finally) Protect Its Tree Canopyby Adiel Kaplan and Robert McClure. Investigate West for Seattle Weekly, Oct. 27, 2017

As More Buildings Go Up, How Many of Seattle’s Trees Will Come Down?
by Adiel Kaplan, Investigate West, June 27, 2017

Not the most emerald city of them all, Adiel Kaplan, Investigate West, June 27, 2017

Seattle’s Tree Canopy Studies, Adiel Kaplan, Investigate West, June 27, 2017

Group says too many trees being cut down in Seattle neighborhoods, KOMONews.com Sept. 22, 2016

Seattle’s Long Neglected Tree Canopy on  a Collision Course with Development,
by Adiel Kaplan, Investigate West, July 27, 2016