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Trees for Neighborhoods

Where Are the Trees Planted?

The map below displays where the Trees for Neighborhoods trees have been planted since 2009. As you can see, the trees have been planted across Seattle.

Explore the Interactive Map
To learn even more about Trees for Neighborhoods plantings, explore the interactive Urban Forestry Story map with information about our plantings and other tree work happening in the city. With this map you can:

  • Explore distribution of Trees for Neighborhoods plantings by Seattle's Urban Forestry Management Units
  • Zoom in to explore distribution by census tract
  • Find out where you can volunteer to help care for public trees
  • Learn how the Seattle Department of Transportation manages street trees
  • Explore our data on environmental justice and urban forest resilience
  • See what parts of Seattle have more or less tree canopy cover

Think there’s room for more trees in your neighborhood? Plant a tree along the street or in your yard through Trees for Neighborhoods this year!

Interested in other tree maps? Here are a few you may like:

Species Lists from Past Years

Trees for Neighborhoods offers different tree species each year with the overall goal of increasing Seattle urban forest's diversity. We select species that are not invasive and are known to do well in our climate. Check out the lists from past years to learn more.

2013 Tree Species

2014 Tree Species

2015 Tree Species

2016 Tree Species

2017 Tree Species

If your interested in learning more about species lists between 2009- 2012, contact us at TreesforNeighborhoods@Seattle.gov.

 

How are the Trees Doing?

Trees for Seattle cares about the survival and the health of the trees planted through Trees for Neighborhoods. That is why beginning in 2015, we began surveying all the street trees planted through the program in the last couple of years to better understand survival, health, and the tree care practices of the adjacent residents.

What we found was encouraging! Around 90% of our trees are surviving. We also found that the majority of trees were receiving appropriate care, including weekly watering and a nice ring of mulch around the base. Our field crew left a report card at each home to give the resident some postive encouragement and tree care advice.

Did you plant a tree through Trees for Neighborhoods and have questions about caring for it? Please don't hesitate to contact us, we would love to help. Email treesforneighborhoods@seattle.gov or call 206-684-3979.

 

 

 

   
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