.TreeUtah is excited to offer Discovering Trees with Carrie Cottonwood to 2nd-grade classrooms in Salt Lake County. The program is presented in participation with Salt Lake County Million Trees and is provided at no cost to public schools. This interactive assembly features Carrie Cottonwood, an 8-foot tall Fremont Cottonwood tree mascot, and her friend who will introduce your students to trees in a fun and engaging way! This program covers Core standards 4 objective 1b and objective 2 a,b and c.


What Teachers are Saying

“Carrie Cottonwood is a great program. It provides an extension for our class instruction that is engaging and fun!”

-Bacchus Elementary 2nd Grade Teacher

“I was very impressed with the presentation and the hands-on activity of planting the trees. My students were involved and engaged. They were also very excited that they got to name our tree.”

-Jackie Benavides 2nd Grade Teacher, Arcadia Elementary

Our kids really enjoyed learning about trees and their climate. It is a fun program to experience!

– David Gourley 2nd Grade Teacher

“I always appreciate having Carrie Cottonwood come to our second grade. It is a unique way to implement that part of our curriculum and the students love it!”

-Fox Hills Elementary 2nd Grade Teacher

“I thought it was a great way to teach young students about the importance of trees. They learned many different ways why we need trees. It was cute and on their level.”

-Margaret Miller, 2nd Grade Teacher at Fox Hills Elementary


 New for the 2017-2018 school year

Carrie can visit private schools in Salt Lake County for a small donation.  Contact us to learn more.

For more information, or to schedule a visit, contact Arly Landry, Education Coordinator, at education@treeutah.org.