These materials are also ADA accessible, as is a three-foot … They help improve water and air quality, prevent erosion, increase property values, and provide carbon storage, wildlife habitat, and natural beauty. We need a strong presence from our community to stop the removal of 133 trees on the WSDOT property on N. 160th, Each Rally will last 1-2 hours . However, balancing these benefits with a property owner’s right to develop and … Activists have protested a recent clearcutting. 133 Trees at Risk. 15700 Dayton Ave N in front of WSDOT . SHORELINE — A group of neighbors are fighting to save the trees that line their street, despite a city plan to chop them down to make room for sidewalks. Trees are an important part of our landscape. One is to save the tall conifers surrounding the WSDOT project and the other is to connect with other Shoreline residents in neighborhoods which are going to be impacted in 2020 and 2021 by tree removals such as the recent clearing of 28 tall trees at the Kellogg Middle School renovation in Briarcrest. This interview just happened this morning and has more information about what is going on in Seattle which will help our cause in Shoreline. The Save Shoreline Trees group reiterated that sidewalks can meander around trees and be composed of asphalt or gravel, both more environmentally friendly to tree roots than concrete. Save the Dayton Trees – Gateway to West Shoreline . Two options to attend: FRIDAY, FEB. 7 at 4 P.M. SATURDAY, FEB. 8 at NOON . Shoreline is the latest battleground between trees and the region's growing need for housing. Smart trees and shrubs for natural shoreline plantings Mary Wilson , Michigan State University Extension - February 26, 2014 If you have property on a waterfront, native trees and shrubs help protect shorelines and provide beauty. Save Shoreline Trees has two goals. by: Fatima Lim-wilson; recipient: Shoreline Residents and Nature Lovers Everywhere; The City of Shoreline, WA, received a grant to build a sidewalk on NW 195th St. from Einstein School to the corner of 8th Ave. We are not oppposed to this project. Finally, trees offer us an aesthetic and a presence with nutrients nearly as essential as oxygen itself. 5 Followers, 0 Following, 0 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Save Shoreline Trees (@saveshorelinetrees) Save Shoreline Trees has asked WSDOT and the City of Shoreline to look at options for the sidewalks which might help save these trees, including meandering sidewalks, permeable pavement sidewalks, or raised platform sidewalks. endeavors. Posted by DKH at 4:02 AM. Once they are gone, they are gone forever . Proposed Development: The DOT renovation, new building for vehicle storage and a new building for the Dept of Ecology. Please COME AND JOIN US! Save Shoreline Trees---NOW. SAVE SHORELINE TREES invites you to a. RALLY . This…is why you should care, and why I am urging you work with Save Shoreline Trees to preserve the trees that are at risk as part … Tags: planning, trees. Where: Department of Transportation building on Dayton between N 160th and N 155th Streets. Save Shoreline Trees has been networking with other trees groups in Seattle as this whole region is affected the same by development and thoughtless removal of our tall conifer tree canopy.