Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.63
Liaison Dennis Carlberg
Submission Date Dec. 14, 2011
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Boston University
OP-T2-47: Xeriscaping

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Dennis Carlberg
Associate Vice President for University Sustainability
BU Sustainability
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Does the institution use xeriscape landscaping techniques, including the selection of drought tolerant plants?:
Yes

A brief description of the program or practice:

Xeriscaping is a water conservation strategy utilized on campus. The Japanese garden adjacent to the Mugar Library employs xeriscaping techniques to reduce water consumption. Drought tolerant plants are selected where appropriate in other areas on campus.


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