Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 81.34
Liaison Mary Whitney
Submission Date Nov. 26, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Chatham University
IN-11: Grounds Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution own and/or manage land that is currently certified under the following programs? (at least one positive response required):
Yes or No
Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program (ACSP) or ACSP for Golf ---
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Forest Management standard ---
National Wildlife Federation’s Certified Wildlife Habitat Program ---
An IFOAM-endorsed organic standard or Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) ---
Salmon-Safe ---
Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) ---
Tree Campus USA (Arbor Day Foundation) Yes
Bee Campus USA No
An equivalent program approved by AASHE Yes

A brief description of institution owned and/or managed land that is currently third party certified under one or more of the programs listed above, including the year each certification was achieved and/or renewed:

Chatham's 39-acre Shadyside campus features elements designed for the Andrew Mellon estate by the renowned Olmsted Brothers. It encompasses a 32-acre designated arboretum featuring 115 different varieties of species, including dawn redwood, bald cypress, yellowwood, katsura tree, cucumber magnolia, and Carolina silverbell.

Penn State Master Gardener Certified Pollinator Friendly Garden (whole farm)

Center for Food Safety BEE Protective Campaign
https://www.centerforfoodsafety.org/issues/304/pollinators-and-pesticides/join-the-bee-protective-campaign


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

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