Seattle Department of Transportation is a strong advocate for effective management of urban forest resources on City streets. The department combines educational and regulatory efforts to ensure proper planting, pruning and removal practices along City of Seattle streets.
Seattle has been recognized for 25 years as a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation, and as a Tree Growth City for 11 years.
Staff – (206)684-TREE (8733)
Nolan Rundquist, City Arborist. Certified Arborist, Municipal Specialist
Tim Griffith, Certified Arborist
Lou Stubecki, Certified Arborist, Tree Preservation Specialist
After the Storm…..Advice on dealing with tree issues
BTG Planting Program
Urban Forestry Permits
Traffic Circle Maintenance Volunteer Program