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206-684-TREE (8733)
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City Arborist


Photo: Trees in Seattle 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

Joshua Erickson, Certified Arborist

After the Storm…..Advice on dealing with tree issues

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Watering your trees helps them to grow & THRIVE!

New trees need supplemental water the first few years following transplanting in order to re-grow damaged roots. Learn more about watering new trees


Tree Planting
Other Urban Forestry Resources
Neighborhood Traffic Control Program
For more information about the City Arborist and Seattle Tree Programs, call 206-684-TREE (8733), or e-mail Nolan Rundquist, City Arborist.
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