Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 54.08
Liaison Andrew McMahan
Submission Date June 24, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Central Carolina Community College
OP-11: Biodiversity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Laura Lauffer
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainable Technologies
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Does the institution own or manage land that includes or is adjacent to legally protected areas, internationally recognized areas, priority sites for biodiversity, and/or regions of conservation importance?:
No

A brief description of any legally protected areas, internationally recognized areas, priority sites for biodiversity, and/or regions of conservation importance on institution owned or managed land:
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Has the institution conducted an assessment or assessments to identify endangered and vulnerable species with habitats on institution-owned or –managed land?:
Yes

Has the institution conducted an assessment or assessments to identify environmentally sensitive areas on institution-owned or –managed land?:
Yes

The methodology(-ies) used to identify endangered and vulnerable species and/or environmentally sensitive areas and any ongoing assessment and monitoring mechanisms:

In 2015, the following websites were used to determine and identify endangered / vulnerable species within the three counties containing our campuses. CCCC does not own or manage areas including or adjacent to environmentally sensitive areas.
http://www.fws.gov/raleigh/species/cntylist/chatham.html
http://www.fws.gov/raleigh/species/cntylist/lee.html
http://www.fws.gov/raleigh/species/cntylist/harnett.html


A brief description of identified species, habitats and/or environmentally sensitive areas:

Vertebrates:
Bald Eagle--Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act
Northern long-eard bat--Propsed Endangered
Red-cockaded woodpecker--Endangered
Cape Fear shiner--Endangered

Invertebrates:
Harperella--Endangered
Rough-leaved loosestrife--Endangered


A brief description of plans or programs in place to protect or positively affect identified species, habitats and/or environmentally sensitive areas:

CCCC's bio-retention ponds serve as wildlife habitat for birds and aquatic animals and help protect our watersheds.


The website URL where information about the institution’s biodiversity policies and programs(s) is available:
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