Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.30
Liaison Nadine Johnson
Submission Date Feb. 10, 2014
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Estrella Mountain Community College
OP-T2-20: Wildlife Habitat

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Nadine Johnson
Sustainability Co-Chair
Academic Affairs
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Does the institution have programs in place to protect and/or create wildlife habitat on institution-owned land?:

A brief description of the wildlife habitat program, policy, or practice:
Estrella Mountain Community College meets the Wildlife Habitat requirements of the National Wildlife Federation's 'Wildlife Habitat Certification' (http://www.nwf.org/gardenforwildlife/certify.cfm?campaignid=WH10A150). EMCC provides the following resources to support wildlife habitat on campus: Food Sources - Twigs, Nectar, and Pollen Water Sources - Water Gardens and Ponds Places for Cover - Ground Cover, Water Gardens and Ponds Places to Raise Young - Mature Trees, Water Gardens and Ponds Sustainable Gardening - Xeriscape, limited water use, Integrated-Pest Management, use of native plants, reduced lawn areas EMCC is in the process of submitting an application for the 'Wildlife Habitat Certification'.

The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

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