Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.68
Liaison Jennifer Palilonis
Submission Date July 21, 2021

STARS v2.2

Ball State University
IN-20: Grounds Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Michael Planton
Associate Director for Landscape and Environmental Management
Facilities Planning and Management
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution own and/or manage land that is currently certified under the following programs? (at least one positive response required):
Yes or No
ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Yes
Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program (ACSP) No
Bee Campus USA Yes
Demeter Biodynamic ---
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Forest Management standard ---
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Green List Standard ---
National Wildlife Federation’s Certified Wildlife Habitat Program No
An Organic standard or Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) endorsed by IFOAM No
Salmon-Safe No
Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) No
Tree Campus USA (Arbor Day Foundation) No
An equivalent program approved by AASHE Yes

A brief description of the institution’s third party certified land holdings:

The Ball State campus was recognized as one of the million pollinator sites throughout the U.S. This was self reported

Ball State University was accredited as a Level II arboretum in 2015 by ArbNet.
This certification is valid through 2020.


Documentation affirming the certification(s):
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Website URL where information affirming the certification(s) is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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