Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.70
Liaison Whitney Crooks
Submission Date April 27, 2012
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Red River College Polytechnic
OP-T2-19: Native Plants

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Sara MacArthur
Sustainability Manager
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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:

60% of the College's perennial gardens are comprised of native plants, including:
• Three Flowered Avens (Geum trifolum)
• Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea)
• Saskatoon (Amelanchier alnifolia)
• Red Osier Dogwood (Cornus stolonifera)
• Indigo Bush (Amorpha fruiticosa)

These plants don't require irrigation, fertilization and require minimal pruning.

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

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