In 1999 the trees of the University Park campus were named an arboretum to honor Chancellor Emeritus Chester M Alter. The Arboretum comprises about 2,100 trees, including many rare specimens for Colorado. Specimens include: Giant Sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum), Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides),Cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani), Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum), Umbrella Pine (Sciadopitys) and many species of Maples (Acer) and Oaks (Quercus).
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