|Submission Date||Aug. 2, 2011|
Richland College - DCCCD
Tier2-1: Native Plants
Director, Institutional Effectiveness & Sustainability
Planning and Research for Institutional Effectiveness
Does the institution prioritize the use of native plant species in landscaping?:
A brief description of the native plant program, policy, or practice:
Richland College Facilities Grounds Department has designed and implemented several new outdoor planters and planting beds that feature native plants to the region, including Texas Sage, Desert Willow, Muhly Grass, Red Yucca, and Lantana. Bioswales of native plant material around Sabine Hall filter and direct collected water to underground cistern for reuse in irrigation and building functions. Richland’s TLC Labyrinth, a campus feature dedicated meditation and peace, is planted with native Mexican feather grass.
The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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