Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 60.06
Liaison Jennifer Palilonis
Submission Date Aug. 2, 2011
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Ball State University
Tier2-1: Native Plants

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Michael Planton
Associate Director for Landscape and Environmental Management
Facilities Planning and Management
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Does the institution prioritize the use of native plant species in landscaping?:
Yes

A brief description of the native plant program, policy, or practice:

Native plants are used in regular landscape beds throughout campus and it is considered to be an integral part of the IPM program. The campus maintains approximately 12 acres of native plants, which include a short grass prairie, riparian creek banks and bioswales areas. All new LEED building design and landscape schemes call for native plantings. For example, a recent planting scheme included coneflower, prairie dropseed, little bluestem, New England aster and black-eyed Susan.


The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

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