The Life and Times of Cass Turnbull

Please join us as we honor her
on Saturday, March 25th, 2017
1 pm - 2 pm
(reception to follow)   
Shoreline Community College Theater
(Building #1600)
Shoreline, WA  98133 
A map of the campus can be found here.


In lieu of flowers, please make donations to PlantAmnesty or TreePAC.  
If you have stories to share,
send them to by March 5th.

Tributes to Cass:

Seattle Times Article about Cass by Lynda Mapes:

Ballard News Tribune:

The Evergrey:

Ciscoe Morris January 28th radio show:

You can listen to the show online KIRO 97:

Some of you have asked about the future of PlantAmnesty. We are honoring Cass' memory and vision and will continue to fulfill PlantAmnesty’s mission is to end the senseless torture and mutilation of trees and shrubs due to mal-pruning.

No Place for Old Trees

Read Cass’s thought-provoking series of articles collectively called No Place for Old Trees.
Despite research quantifying the multiple values of the urban forest, trees and green spaces
are in greater danger than ever before. Find out why and how developers captured the high
moral ground in Seattle. And, learn how trees can and must go hand in hand with DENSITY.
No Place for Old Trees is also available as a video on the PlantAmnesty YouTube channel. 

           Cass's Density Rant
           No Place for Old Trees Part 1- Green Infrastructure
           No Place for Old Trees Part 2- Green Infrastructure
          No Place for Old Trees Part 3 - Funding
          No Place for Old Trees Part 4 - Misconceptions