Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 53.21
Liaison Preston Jacobsen
Submission Date April 7, 2011
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Haywood Community College
Tier2-1: Native Plants

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Preston Jacobsen
Sustainability Technician
Academic Services and Work Force Development
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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:

In support of the campus Sustainable Development Policy (3.33), plantings at Haywood Community College’s main and satellite campuses shall be:

- ecologically appropriate and reflect our desire to be thoughtful stewards of the natural resources under our protection.
- regionally adapted and suitable for, landscape micro climates, pest pressures, and soils of the campus
composed of native plants grouped in biodiverse natural associations when possible
- educational, communicating a sense of place that helps students, faculty, staff, administrators, and guests understand the rich biodiversity and the limiting resources of our mountain region.

Found from sustainable policy procedure 3.33.1

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