Tribute tiles available in the Arboretum

Photo of tiles available for dedication in the UC Davis redwood grove.

Unique, custom-engraved tiles are available for dedication in the iconic T. Elliot Weier Redwood Grove.

Looking for a one-of-a kind gift or a lasting tribute to honor a special person who loved the Arboretum? Dedication tiles in the UC Davis Arboretum are a distinctive way to:

  • Honor or remember loved ones
  • Celebrate an anniversary or birthday
  • Recognize a new baby or recent graduate
  • Commemorate a special occasion or event

Become part of the many stories captured in Arboretum tribute tiles. Tiles are available in three locations: the majestic T. Elliot Weier Redwood Grove; the peaceful Peter J. Shields Oak Grove and the artistic Nature’s Gallery Court mural. Visit again and again with family and friends to stroll the Arboretum gardens and take pleasure in seeing your memories honored.

Photo of Nature's Gallery Court in the UC Davis Arboretum.

Butterfly and leaf tiles located on either side of the community-created Nature’s Gallery Court monument are available for dedication.

All dedication gifts help support the Arboretum’s free public gardens and programs so your tribute tile honors in a personal way while also giving back to the entire community. Each tribute tile will be engraved with your custom inscription. Tile dedication prices range from $1,000 to $1,500 depending on tile location and size.

Photo of Oak Circle of Life tiled bench in the UC Davis Peter J. Shields Oak Grove.

Tiles on the Oak CIrcle of LIfe bench (seen above) and other locations within our Peter J. Shields Oak Grove are perfect tributes for special occasions and people.

Contact Suzanne Ullensvang, Resource Development Manager, at sullensvang@ucdavis.edu or (530) 752-8324 for additional information or to reserve a tile.


T. Elliot Weier Redwood Grove tiles
Oak Circle of Life Tiles
Mosaic Oak Tree Plaques


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