Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.61
Liaison Margaret Lo
Submission Date Sept. 28, 2012
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Ball State University
OP-9: Integrated Pest Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Michael Planton
Associate Director for Landscape and Environmental Management
Facilities Planning and Management
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The size of the campus grounds :
725 Acres

The size of campus grounds that are maintained in accordance with a four-tiered IPM plan :
725 Acres

A brief description of the IPM plan(s) :

Ball State University’s Landscape Services has long practiced Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices, first implementing this approach in 1993. The university’s grounds were developed and maintained in accordance with the following four-tiered approach: 1) Set action thresholds, 2) Monitor and identify pests, 3) Prevention and 4) Control. All areas of campus are covered by the IPM program, but the threshold levels may vary.

The website URL where information about the IPM plan(s) is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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