Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.81
Liaison Paul Scanlon
Submission Date Aug. 23, 2012
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Slippery Rock University
OP-9: Integrated Pest Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.31 / 2.00 Scott Albert
director of facilities
facilities & planning department
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The size of the campus grounds :
660 Acres

The size of campus grounds that are maintained in accordance with a four-tiered IPM plan :
103 Acres

A brief description of the IPM plan(s) :

IPM is used in the organic gardens and fields of the Robert A. Macoskey Center for Sustainable Education and Research. It is also utilized in SRU’s buildings where emphasis is placed on non-chemical practices using:
Exclusion, such as screening and caulking;
Habitat modification , such as reducing the humidity in a room or thinning close-in shrubbery;
Sanitation, such as eliminating organic matter buildup in drains or cafeteria equipment;
Building maintenance, such as eliminating gaps around exterior door or sealing around utility entrances;
Trapping, such as modifying or installing insect light traps;
Monitoring, using insect or rodent glue boards or non-lethal rodent traps to capture pests.

The website URL where information about the IPM plan(s) is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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