Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.35
Liaison James Biesecker
Submission Date Dec. 1, 2011
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Gettysburg College
Tier2-2: Wildlife Habitat

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 John Beauchamp
No Longer with the College
Facilities Services
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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:

We have a pond on campus which is surrounded by native plants in a natural distribution. We have wood duck nests and a super colony of purple martins. The pond is also home to a large population of painted turtles and many species of fish. We have also set aside several acres of natural area on campus for conservation (part of a LEEDS certification). We manage to diversify the cover types to harbor wildlife and promote a healthier ecosystem.


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