Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 63.76
Liaison Levi Rogers
Submission Date March 10, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Skidmore College
IN-11: Grounds Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Levi Rogers
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability Office
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution own and/or manage land that is currently certified under the following programs? (at least one positive response required):
Yes or No
Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program (ACSP) or ACSP for Golf ---
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Forest Management standard ---
National Wildlife Federation’s Certified Wildlife Habitat Program ---
An IFOAM-endorsed organic standard or Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) ---
Salmon-Safe ---
Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) ---
Tree Campus USA (Arbor Day Foundation) Yes
Bee Campus USA ---
An equivalent program approved by AASHE ---

A brief description of institution owned and/or managed land that is currently third party certified under one or more of the programs listed above, including the year each certification was achieved and/or renewed:

Skidmore College earned its Tree Campus USA certification in 2015 as a demonstration of the College's commitment to:

• Enhance species diversity and improve resiliency among Skidmore’s tree community;
• Provide educational opportunities for our community members;
• Maintain and enhance the natural aesthetics of the Skidmore College campus;
• Ensure campus trees are maintained using informed management practices that reinforce the safety of the campus community and the health of College-owned trees and shrubs.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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