• Pericos!

    we saw these birds, many, many years ago – not long after that movie came out (that was how we knew) – we hiked to the top of Telegraph Hill from the back side, and there they were, hanging out in a big conifer – weird to see parrots in a tree like that. Anyway, […]

  • Save Seattle’s Exceptional Trees from New ADU’s!

    Please sign this petition to help protect Seattle’s Trees! Petition by Treepac Board Member Richard Ellison, MS Botany (click link to sign) The City of Seattle wants to encourage single family homeowners to build additional ADU’s (accessary dwelling units, sometimes called mother-in-law units), both attached and unattached. Currently, you can build one or the other, […]

  • Protect Seattle’s Trees!

    Dear Mayor Durkan and Seattle City Council Members, We urge you to take action now to strengthen significantly Seattle’s tree ordinance to protect our trees and urban forest. Seattle’s urban forest is an integral and vital part of Seattle. The urban forest provides many benefits to those living in our city, including (but certainly not […]

  • So…so….sad….!

    Seattle has lost one of the great ones. We here at PlantAmnesty are deeply saddened to have to announce the sudden and unexpected death of Cass Turnbull, while vacationing in Hawaii with her husband. She suffered a fatal heart attack after a swim. She was the power, the energy, the humor and the magic behind […]

  • Pine Time!

    as in PROTECT. West Seattle neighbors putting up a fight to protect ponderosa pine The ponderosa pine located in the middle of the side yard of 3038 39th Ave SW isn’t just any old tree. It’s more than 90 years old, stretches higher than 100 feet up in the sky and has become a favorite […]

  • Nature’s Champion Carbon Eaters….

    NWF has a great article on tree planting suggestions for carbon capture…. link here. E. Fudd

  • Join the Million Tree Nursery….

    In Chi Phat, Cambodia, Wildlife Alliance and the local community are working together to plant a million tree nursery in a region devastated by logging and slash-and-burn farming. – Full article here. E. Fudd