Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.26
Liaison Roxane Beigel-Coryell
Submission Date May 1, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

California State University, Channel Islands
IN-3: Innovation 3

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Jose Antonio Chanes
AD of Infrastructure and Energy
Facilities Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Title or keywords related to the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Urban Forest Management Plan

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Create a safe, healthy, sustainable, urban forest encompassing a large variety of species (110 and growing) and ages (newly planted to historic) that demonstrates to students, faculty, staff and visitors the environmental benefits and splendor that the urban forest provides.

A brief description of any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation (if not reported above):
A healthy, properly maintained urban forest will welcome the campus community into a safe and beautiful atmosphere. A health and hazard assessment for each tree must be performed. This assessment will provide critical information for building a tree maintenance database that will include scheduling, ranking, valuation, removal and replacement. The plan also presents guidelines that will protect the Urban Forest during maintenance work and construction projects.

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
Which of the following STARS subcategories does the innovation most closely relate to? (Select all that apply up to a maximum of five):
Yes or No
Curriculum Yes
Research Yes
Campus Engagement ---
Public Engagement ---
Air & Climate Yes
Buildings ---
Dining Services ---
Energy ---
Grounds Yes
Purchasing ---
Transportation ---
Waste ---
Water ---
Coordination, Planning & Governance ---
Diversity & Affordability ---
Health, Wellbeing & Work ---
Investment ---

Other topic(s) that the innovation relates to that are not listed above:

The website URL where information about the innovation is available:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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