Seattle Urban Forestry Commission Letter to City Council on MHA Legislation Regarding Mitigation for Tree Loss.

January 9, 2019. MHA Council Committee City Hall 600 4th Ave Seattle, WA 98124 RE: Amendments to MHA Ordinance Dear Councilmembers, The Urban Forestry Commission (UFC) would like to provide additional input as you undertake amendments for the Mandatory Housing Affordability … Continue reading

Why Seattle’s Green Factor is Green Washing

What is Green (Space) Factor and why is it Green Washing in Seattle? “The Green Space Factor (GSF) is a planning policy tool that originated in Berlin and has been adopted and adapted in a number of other cities in Europe … Continue reading

Testimony on MHA EIS Regarding Impacts on Seattle’s Urban Forest before Seattle Hearing Examiner

Steve Zemke MHA EIS Hearing Examiner Appeal Testimony June 28, 2018 Question – Who are you? My name is Steve Zemke. I am a member of the Seattle Urban Forestry Commission serving in the wildlife biologist position. I am not … Continue reading