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investigations and reports about seattle's urban forest.
July 9, 2024
By the Numbers: 1,000+ Trees Have Been Lost in Seattle This Year
Our analysis of tree removal data from the City of Seattle shows over 1,000 trees have been removed in 2024 alone.
July 9, 2024
What Seattle Really Means by "Protected" Trees
SDCI wants us to believe hundreds of trees are saved from removal on development projects, but their own data reveals that almost none are truly protected.
July 8, 2024
Investigate a Removal
Use this guide to see if a tree is under threat of illegal removal and what to do next.
May 4, 2024
Seattle’s Up to Lose 200+ Acres of Trees
A new report by Birds Connect Seattle exposes that Seattle's latest tree law will result in the loss of over 200 acres of trees in Environmental Justice Priority Areas (EJPAs).
March 3, 2024
Seattle’s Building Department is Failing Us
Tree Action Seattle's investigation into a recent surge in tree removals has revealed SDCI's careless management of our urban forest.