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Do you enjoy volunteering and lending your time to good causes? Are you interested in taking that one step further, by helping others volunteer and by helping to make sure that their experiences are as valuable and as rewarding as possible? If so, you should become a TreeUtah Volunteer Team Leader (VTL)! Our volunteer team […]

Winter and Snow Tree Recovery

If damage is relatively slight, prune any broken branches, repair torn bark or rough edges around wounds, and let the tree begin the process of wound repair. Although the tree has been damaged, enough strong limbs may remain on a basically healthy tree to make saving it possible. A mature shade tree can usually survive the […]


I got involved with TreeUtah over twenty years ago, shortly after we moved here. As a family, we volunteered to plant trees along the Jordan River near 90th South. At the time TreeUtah was working on a multi-year project with the Audubon Society to plant trees to assist migratory birds. It was fun and we […]

Evergreen Tree Planting

Evergreen trees provide numerous benefits when strategically planted around your home. Much like trees and their leaves provide shade and relief from the blazing summer sun, evergreen trees protect from harsh winter winds. They can also offer some sound proofing (up to 40%) and can act as an air pollution barrier, depending on the location and […]

Mulching Those Trees – Is a Yes Please!

Mulch is a newly planted tree’s best friend because it: Insulates the soil, helping to provide a buffer from heat and cold.Retains water to help the roots stay moist.Keeps weeds out to avoid root competition.Prevents soil compaction.Reduces lawn mower damage. Steps to Adding Mulch Around Your TreeRemove any grass within a 3-foot area (up to […]

A Summer of Stewardship

https://www.alta.com/blog/a-summer-of-stewardship September 19th, 2019 | By Adam Fehr Building on Alta Ski Area’s heritage of conservation, the Alta Environmental Center (AEC) was created in 2008 to improve internal sustainability practices across departments; support research and collaboration with our external partners, and communicate progress with our skiers. While summer is generally considered Alta Ski Area’s off-season, the AEC is in […]

Winterize garden tools now before Spring

You may have a few less shovels and garden tools than TreeUtah has but taking simple, preventive steps now before winter hits can extend the life of your garden tools and when springtime arrives you’ll be able to easily have them ready and working for your projects and spring clean up!  Use a wire brush […]