Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.50
Liaison Brad Haydel
Submission Date July 17, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

California State University, Los Angeles
OP-9: Landscape Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Michael Rodriguez
Assistant Director
Facilities Services
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Total campus area (i.e. the total amount of land within the institutional boundary):
175 Acres

Figures required to calculate the total area of managed grounds:
Area (double-counting is not allowed)
Area managed in accordance with an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program that uses a four-tiered approach 0 Acres
Area managed in accordance with an organic land care standard or sustainable landscape management program that has eliminated the use of inorganic fertilizers and chemical pesticides, fungicides and herbicides in favor of ecologically preferable materials 0 Acres
Area managed using conventional landscape management practices (which may include some IPM principles or techniques) 160 Acres
Total area of managed grounds 160 Acres

A brief description of any land excluded from the area of managed grounds (e.g. the footprint of buildings and impervious surfaces, experimental agricultural land, areas that are not regularly managed or maintained):

Areas where buildings are located are not included.


Percentage of grounds managed in accordance with an IPM program:
0

A copy of the IPM plan or program:
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A brief description of the IPM program:

The campus IPM plan is an informal plan consisting of in-house services and contractor support.


Percentage of grounds managed in accordance with an organic program:
0

A brief description of the organic land standard or landscape management program that has eliminated the use of inorganic fertilizers and chemical pesticides, fungicides and herbicides in favor of ecologically preferable materials:

n/a


A brief description of the institution's approach to plant stewardship:

We hired a landscape architect that was able to create a campus wide plant palate using native and ecologically appropriate plants.


A brief description of the institution's approach to hydrology and water use:

n/a


A brief description of the institution's approach to materials management and waste minimization (e.g. composting and/or mulching on-site waste):

Our green waste is managed offsite, and converted to mulch.


A brief description of the institution's approach to energy-efficient landscape design:

The strategic placement and selection of shade trees in Housing and throughout campus helps regulate building temperatures.


A brief description of other sustainable landscape management practices employed by the institution (e.g. use of environmentally preferable landscaping materials, initiatives to reduce the impacts of ice and snow removal, wildfire prevention):

n/a


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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