HB 1078 as written would allow developers to clearcut lots across the state!

Letter sent to House Local Government Committee members Sent: Friday, January 20, 2023 4:47 PM To: Davina.Duerr@eg.wa.gov <Davina.Duerr@eg.wa.gov> Subject: Concerns regarding HB 1078 to void tree and urban forest ordinances during development Dear Representative Duerr, This bill needs to be amended or rejected.  If … Continue reading

Comments on the most recent Talaris Project Proposal

Seattle Talaris Project Needs to Protect More Trees while Increasing Housing Density This project and the lot size and tree canopy presents a unique opportunity to preserve trees and build more housing. Instead of packing the property with single family … Continue reading

Seattle’s big trees and more housing – we can and should have more

Comments by Sandy Shettler to One Seattle Comprehensive Plan EIS Scoping Project We need every option in the One Seattle survey to include protection and support for urban trees. Countless studies have clearly established that urban trees give us cleaner air, … Continue reading