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Horse Logger Helps Clear Hazard Trees Near Bridle Trails Power Lines

A bit of living history is on display at Bridle Trails State Park in Bellevue, where a volunteer horse logger is helping to protect Seattle’s electricity supply.

Shocked Tree Climber Should Remind Us All: Be Safe Around Power Lines

Climbing a tree is an age-old summer activity, but it’s critically important to make sure the trees you or your children climb are clear of power lines.

City Light Tree Team Cuts Outages by Trimming Branches

A Seattle City Light vegetation management team that was expanded three years ago is cutting the number of outages customers experience by better managing clearances around power lines.

Seattle City Light, SDOT Add to Urban Forest in Greenlake

Seattle City Light and the Seattle Department of Transportation worked together to plant 415 trees in parking strip right of ways in the Greenlake area.

Seattle City Light Names Tree Line USA Utility by Arbor Day Foundation

Seattle City Light was named a Tree Line USA Utility for 2013 by the Arbor Day Foundation for best practices in protecting and enhancing the urban forests in its service territory.

Right Trees Make Eastside Electricity Transmission Corridor Safer

Seattle City Light worked with the City of Bellevue to successfully manage large trees gowing beneath transmission lines over a portion of Wilburton Park.

Join Seattle City Light Tree Planting Event in Columbia City Nov. 3

Join Seattle City Light and the Columbia City community in planting 30 street trees in this vibrant neighborhood, Nov. 3.

Public Invited to Arbor Day Tree Planting Event Oct. 20

Anyone who has ever enjoyed the brilliant fall colors of maples, the majesty of giant Douglas firs or climbing an oak tree is invited to celebrate Seattle’s 27th year as a “Tree City USA” city with an Arbor Day tree planting and maintenance project Saturday, Oct. 20.

Seattle City Light Using Directional Pruning to Keep Power Lines Clear

The spring surge in plant growth means work for Seattle City Light. The utility uses directional pruning to encourage trees to grow away from power lines and discourage re-growth into power lines.

Clark’s Nutcrackers Make Long-haul Deliveries, Seattle City Light-funded Study Finds

Clark’s nutcrackers carry seeds from whitebark pine trees much farther than previously known, according to the newly published results of a research study funded in part by Seattle City Light.