Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 60.68
Liaison Scott Morgan
Submission Date July 25, 2011
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Evergreen State College, The
Tier2-1: Native Plants

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Scott Morgan
Director of Sustainability
President's Office
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Does the institution prioritize the use of native plant species in landscaping?:

A brief description of the native plant program, policy, or practice:

“Landscape Plantings
14. The basic concept for all landscape plantings shall be simplicity of expression and compatibility with existing vegetation.
15. Campus Core landscaping shall allow the native forest to penetrate into the Core to some degree while every effort shall be made to create a landscape compatible with the structural quality of the Core. Native trees shall be allowed to remain in defined areas. (Also applies to Policy 6.)
16. Cluster area landscaping shall serve to visually integrate facilities with the surrounding vegetation as much as possible.
17. Landscaping practices in the area of parking lots shall serve to emphasize and preserve existing vegetation to the greatest extent possible.
18. Plantings along roadways shall be compatible with surrounding native vegetation. Roadway approaches to areas of formal plantings will be landscaped in a manner that will visually enhance the transition.”
Evergreen Campus Master Plan, Volume 22, page 37.

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