Neighborhood Treekeepers Community Meeting

Neighborhood Treekeepers Community Meeting – Monday, October 21, LAKE CITY LIBRARY, 6 PM. Learn why we need to protect mature trees in Seattle and how you can get involved.

Every day we lose more and more of our mature tree canopy as Seattle grows in population and density. Trees in the “emerald city” benefit public […]

Northgate Station Plant Salvage!

By Andrea Burnett

Northgate plant salvage coming up

Looking for small shrubs or trees for your property? As part of our commitment to sustainability, Sound Transit is hosting a plant salvage event on Saturday, Jan., 7 at the site of the future Northgate Station.

Plants will be available free on a first-come, first-served basis. You […]

Keep the Emerald City Green

Now that spring is here, here is some timely information about maintaining trees from the City of Seattle’s reLeaf program:

Trees bring life to Seattle. Some of the benefits of our tree canopy are:

Trees clean the air They can increase your home’s selling price by up to 20% They bring beauty and grandeur to […]

Trees! At Thornton Creek Alliance Meeting

For the next couple of meetings Thornton Creek Alliance will focus on trees in our neighborhoods. How do you know when is a tree hazardous? What do you do? How can we protect and preserve as many of our wonderful trees as possible? You will get answers and useful information at the spring meetings. […]

Free Trees for Neighborhoods Available

Through the City of Seattle’s Trees for Neighborhoods project, Seattle residents can apply for up to 4 free trees for our yard or planting strip. Participants receive trees, water bags, mulch, and planting and care instruction. While many of this year’s smaller ornamentals have sold out, there are still a number of larger conifers available, […]

Draft Trees and Sidewalks Operations Plan Ready for Comments

So you’re out for a stroll in the neighborhood and you come across a sidewalk that’s starting to buckle. As you take a closer look, it’s easy to tell that the roots of the large, beautiful tree next to the sidewalk are the cause of the problem.

Street trees and sidewalks both play vital roles […]

Free Trees for Neighborhoods




Trees for Neighborhoods helps Seattle residents plant trees around their home. Through the City of Seattle’s Trees for Neighborhoods program, Seattle residents have planted over 4,000 trees since 2009. That’s 4,000 more trees that help clean our air and water, make our streets more walkable, and our neighborhoods safer and healthier. […]

Free Trees to Plant in Your Yard

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 […]

NE Seattle Tree Walk September 29th 10 – Noon

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 […]

Thornton Creek Watershed Oversight Council meeting, 9/26

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 […]