Green City

I mentioned before that Seattle is a green city, and it is. That is what makes articles like this so interesting to me. It is amazing how green Seattle is, but they *want* to do better.


…Mayor Greg Nickels’ goal for regreening the city over the next three decades — the planting of 649,000 trees, plus keeping the tree cover we already have.

—Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer had this image on it. Showing the difference in tree cover over the last thirty or so years. Yes, that’s not good, but look how green it is! All you need is to compare NYC and Seattle in google maps to realize what it means to be on other side of where the country’s development began.

tree cover in seattle