Snoqualmie maintains a robust urban forestry program with 1,051 acres of open space and a tree canopy of 47%, one of the largest in the region. In addition, the city has a street and park tree population of 9,306 trees representing 122 different species, and more than 6,000 street trees lining sidewalks, or about one tree for every two people. It
One aspect of urban forestry is the installation and management of street trees in urban areas, an increasingly popular program across many U.S. cities. As populations grow, higher densities in urban areas are inevitable. Urban forests are an important way to support surrounding ecosystems while minimizing the impact of expanding urban centers.