Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.51
Liaison Dan DeZarn
Submission Date Nov. 25, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

State University of New York at Geneseo
OP-10: Biodiversity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Dan Dezarn
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution own or manage land that includes or is adjacent to legally protected areas, internationally recognized areas, priority sites for biodiversity, and/or regions of conservation importance?:
No

A brief description of the legally protected areas, internationally recognized areas, priority sites for biodiversity, and/or regions of conservation importance:
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Has the institution conducted an assessment or assessments to identify endangered and vulnerable species (including migratory species) with habitats on institution-owned or –managed land?:
Yes

Has the institution conducted an assessment or assessments to identify environmentally sensitive areas on institution-owned or –managed land?:
Yes

The methodologies used to identify endangered and vulnerable species and/or environmentally sensitive areas (including most recent year assessed) and any ongoing assessment and monitoring mechanisms:

NY state and EPA classifications


A brief description of identified species, habitats and/or environmentally sensitive areas:

Roemer Arboretum is a 20 acre parcel of the campus that is reserved for native flora and fauna.


A brief description of plans or programs in place to protect or positively affect identified species, habitats and/or environmentally sensitive areas:

SUNY Geneseo has an on-campus Arboretum that provides a habitat for a multitude of plant and animal life. The Arboretum also serves as an area where students and faculty can engage in research, and facilitates out-door activities through the provision of foot-paths, picnic tables, and an outdoor gazebo. The organic garden is also located in this designated natural space.


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