Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.63
Liaison Dennis Carlberg
Submission Date Dec. 14, 2011
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Boston University
OP-9: Integrated Pest Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Dennis Carlberg
Associate Vice President for University Sustainability
BU Sustainability
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The size of the campus grounds :
133 Acres

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

A brief description of the IPM plan(s) :

Boston Univeritys's Integrated Pest Management program set’s thresholds, monitors the presence of pests, and identifies prudent prevention and control methods. The program includes horticultural oil applied to trees and shrubs in late winter and early spring. Spray applications for shrubs and other plants are targeted only when necessary. When applying fertilizer and pesticides, the University operates under strict guidelines from the Massachusetts Department of Food and Agriculture.


The website URL where information about the IPM plan(s) is available:
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Boston University occupies a gross area of 133 acres of land. The area of grounds alone cannot be accurately calculated at this time.

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