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Liaison JulieAnne Williamson
Submission Date May 15, 2012
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Georgia Institute of Technology
OP-T2-47: Xeriscaping

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Marcia Kinstler
Sustainability Director
Office of Environmental Stewardship
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Does the institution use xeriscape landscaping techniques, including the selection of drought tolerant plants?:
Yes

A brief description of the program or practice:

Georgia Tech is unique in that it has a Landscape Master Plan and a Land Use Plan in addition to its Campus Master Plan.

Xeriscaping is a significant feature in our Landscape Master Plan and Eco-Commons performance landscaping.
Landscape design for the campus landscape follows the seven Xeriscape principles; planning and design, soil analysis, practical turf areas, appropriate plant selection, efficient irrigation, use of mulching and appropriate maintenance program. Klaus, ES&T, Old CE, etc. use drought tolerant native plants as part of the Xeriscape program on campus.


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

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