Seattle City Council Delays Action on Draft Tree Ordinance

Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance Great news. The Seattle City Council has decided to slow down passage of an update to Seattle’s existing Tree Protection Ordinance. The Planning, Land Use and Zoning Committee was rushing to get something passed … Continue reading

Action Alert – Public Hearing on Tree Ordinance Update This Wednesday, Sept 5th

The Seattle Land Use and Zoning Committee of the Seattle City Council is holding a Public Hearing on its proposed draft Tree Ordinance:  Wednesday, Sept 5, 2018 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (sign up starts at 9 AM) Seattle City Hall, … Continue reading

Coordinating Committee – Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance

Coordinating Committee – Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance John Barber Tawny Bates Maria Batayola Richard Boerth Richard Ellison Katy Griffith Corinne Holister Wendy Oberlin Kevin Orme Heidi Siegelbaum Lance Young Steve Zemke … Continue reading

Join the Coalition for a Stronger Seattle Tree Protection Ordinance

Join the Coalition for a Stronger Seattle Tree Protection Ordinance Join the Coalition for a Stronger Seattle Tree Protection Ordinance  The Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance is working to update Seattle’s current Tree Protection Ordinance. Some 32 organizations have joined our … Continue reading

Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance Meeting July 7, 2018

Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance meeting – please attend Saturday, July 7, 2018  10:15 AM – 12:15 PM Beacon Hill Library,  2821 Beacon Ave S, Seattle Current timeline according to Councilmember Rob Johnson is to release a draft ordinance by … Continue reading

Action Needed June 1-7, 2018 Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance

Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance  Dear Friends of Trees, Can you show your support for trees next week?  Let us know. We need people to show up and speak for stronger tree protection at these Seattle City Council Hearings: Monday June 4, 2018 10 AM – … Continue reading

Beacon Hill Council Seattle Supports Stronger Tree Ordinance

May 18, 2018 Tree Ordinance Press Conference Good morning. Thank you for coming today. My name is Maria Batayola and I chair the Beacon Hill Council. No one disagrees that trees are very important in general. For our neighborhood, trees … Continue reading

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