Seattle Needs an Updated Tree Ordinance!
Rapidly changing Seattle is losing critical tree canopy volume. Planting and preserving trees has been touted as the single most effective means of climate change mitigation. Yet, developers are scraping lots and unscrupulous tree services are cutting down trees illegally. Seattle needs an updated tree ordinance and needs to enforce it. You can help!
The Mayor, City Council and Urban Forestry Commission need to hear from you!
Use the form below to SEND a letter
We are urging the City of Seattle
- to adopt the Urban Forestry Commission’s draft Tree Protection Ordinance
- to increase protection for large mature trees in Seattle
- to move implementation and enforcement of tree protection to the Office of Sustainability and Environment