Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.98
Liaison Greg Farley
Submission Date Aug. 9, 2011
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George Mason University
Tier2-2: Wildlife Habitat

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Margaret Lo
University Sustainability Director
Sustainability
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Does the institution have programs in place to protect and/or create wildlife habitat on institution-owned land?:
Yes

A brief description of the wildlife habitat program, policy, or practice:

At George Mason University's (Mason) Fairfax campus, the native plant garden and the garden in the Child Development Center are National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitats. In addition, to minimize turf maintenance, the landscaping team has converted several areas to wildlife habitats that attract native insects and birds: Butterfly Gardens and Bumblebee Havens. Butterflies and moths, bumblebees, and birds (such as golden finches and hummingbirds) have been observed feeding on the flowers (or insects attracted to the blooms) at the sites.


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

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