One of Seattle’s goals is to increase the city’s tree canopy. Trees make our streets friendly to walk and bike. They soak up rainwater, keeping our streams, lakes and Puget Sound clean. Trees melt away stress and help us recover from illness. They calm traffic, and help avoid accidents. Trees clean our air, making [...]
Discover the trees that you pass every day! You are invited to join neighbors and friends for a tree walk of a Northeast Seattle neighborhood to learn more about the trees that live among us!
Meet at 10am Saturday morning, September 29th, at the parking lot of the Lake City Presbyterian Church, corner of 40th [...]
Join TCWOC members in hearing about how Seattle plans to manage its urban forest, and what the existing regulations and polices are regarding trees. Also get an update on the Sound Transit North Link after Northgate Station and how it relates to Thornton Creek.
Please share this announcement with members of your organizations, neighbors, and [...]
Seattle reLeaf’s 2012 Trees for Neighborhoods program is underway. Want to beautify your home and neighborhood? Build a healthy community? Here’s your chance!
Trees for Neighborhoods provides up to four trees per household to plant in residential yards. In addition to free trees, participants in the program receive free watering bags, training on proper [...]
The Seattle Department of Transportation’s Urban Forestry Section is proposing an update to the current Street Tree Ordinance, which was last revised in February of 1961 (Ordinance #90047). This document was drafted with input from an advisory panel consisting of citizens, commercial arborists and city staff from several departments. The intent of the ordinance update [...]
If you own property on a slope, you may want to consider attending this meeting…
The City of Seattle will be offering two free landslide awareness meetings on Oct. 29 and Nov. 12 (same format). The public will have the opportunity to consult with public and private landslide experts and learn how to protect themselves [...]
Saturday, Oct. 22nd, 10am-1pm
Beaver Pond Park
The Northgate/Matthews Beach Tree Ambassadors group invites you to join like-minded neighbors and friends Saturday, October 22nd for a workshop focusing on best practices for Tree Care & Planting.
Learn all about keeping your trees free of ivy and other hazards.
Trees provide many benefits to our community: filter air pollution, provide shade in hot weather, reduce storm water runoff, provide habitat for critters – and they are attractive.
City of Seattle’s Trees for Neighborhoods program is offering free trees to plant in your yard. It is accepting applications until October 24. For the application form [...]
Green Seattle Partnership is working with the Seattle’s Office of Sustainability and the Environment to start a residential and street-scape property tree program called the Tree Ambassadors. Tree Ambassadors will work in our neighborhood to help support and create tree canopy through a wide range of projects and outreach activities. The goal of the program [...]
You can buy burgeoning native plants–from groundcovers to towering trees–for incredibly low prices from several Washington State county conservations district plant sales, in March. But you’d better PREORDER NOW to get the best selection! [...]