|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||Nov. 27, 2013|
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
OP-T2-20: Wildlife Habitat
|0.25 / 0.25||
Superintendent of Grounds
Physical Plant Service-SIUC
Does the institution have programs in place to protect and/or create wildlife habitat on institution-owned land?:
A brief description of the wildlife habitat program, policy, or practice:
The campus has hundreds of acres of natural habitat for wildlife, natural woods, a lake, a rural setting surrounded by woods and farmland. The campus is noted for its deer, wild turkey, waterfowl and songbird populations, and is full of small fur bearing animals. We have created large native grass plantings and are currently working on a native wetland project connected to a watershed at the lake the first phase was completed this summer with two additional phases needed to complete project roughly over the next year and a half to two years.
The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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