Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.47
Liaison Ian Johnson
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Colorado College
IN-20: Grounds Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Ian Johnson
Sustainability Director
Office of Sustainability
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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
ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation No
Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program (ACSP) No
Bee Campus USA No
Demeter Biodynamic No
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Forest Management standard No
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Green List Standard No
National Wildlife Federation’s Certified Wildlife Habitat Program No
An Organic standard or Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) endorsed by IFOAM No
Salmon-Safe No
Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) No
Tree Campus USA (Arbor Day Foundation) Yes
An equivalent program approved by AASHE No

A brief description of the institution’s third party certified land holdings:

Colorado College has been honored by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management with a 2018 Tree Campus USA recognition.
CC's campus is officially tree campus certified, meaning tree health is standardized for the coming times. All campus trees will henceforward be cared for by our campus arborist and supported by the tree campus committee made up of both faculty and students. A tree care plan created by the committee will marshal tree management. Students will be taught how to support tree health and plant xeric trees and gardens on Arbor Day each year.


Documentation affirming the certification(s):
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Website URL where information affirming the certification(s) is available:
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