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City of Olympia Urban Forestry Ordinance

City Of Olympia   
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This ordinance creates and adopts an urban forestry element in the Olympia Comprehensive Plan. It acknowledges the important contributions that trees make to the city of Olympia in maintaining its ecological integrity as well as making Olympia a desirable place to live and to visit. The ordinance calls for an urban forest management plan, landmark tree protection and replacement, a commitment to public awareness and public education, as well as the development of standards and criteria for the urban forestry program consistent with the Best Management Practices of the fields of Urban Forestry, Landscape Architecture, and Arboriculture.