|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||Feb. 11, 2011|
Portland State University
OP-9: Integrated Pest Management
|2.00 / 2.00||
Campus Sustainability Office
The size of the campus grounds :
The size of campus grounds that are maintained in accordance with a four-tiered IPM plan :
A brief description of the IPM plan(s) :
*Minimal use of fertilizers and the incorporation of organic products when possible.
*Reducing the number of annual plantings in favor of perennial plant material.
*Performing most weeding by hand and relying on spraying by a licensed applicator in limited instances of herbicide application for weed control.
*Composting/recycling all landscape debris at an off-campus location.
*Mulching turf areas, rather than collecting, when mowing conditions allow.
*Auditing irrigation systems and practices to identify opportunities for water savings, with plans to install central computerized control throughout campus.
*Incorporating Pacific Northwest native plant material in future construction and renovation projects, as appropriate.
The website URL where information about the IPM plan(s) is available:
Not sure whether to count all the acreage.
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