The decline in park trees, largely unnoticed until now, might surprise some. City Councilwoman Sally Bagshaw, a self-described tree advocate who chairs the council's Parks & Seattle Center Committee., said "it was news to me."Howie P.S.: Wake up and smell the chainsaws, Sally. If you're wondering who to thank for this, call the City of Seattle, Dept. of Planning and DEVELOPMENT.
It wasn't to Mark Mead, forester for Seattle's Parks and Recreation department. MORE...
Monday, March 28, 2011
"Report: Tree canopy declining in Seattle's parks and forests"
Larry Lange (seattlepi.com):