Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Jennifer Kearney
Submission Date Dec. 16, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Stevens Institute of Technology
OP-10: Landscape Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired William Nagel
Operations Manager
Physical Plant
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Figures required to calculate the total area of managed grounds::
Area
Total campus area 55 Acres
Footprint of the institution's buildings 15 Acres
Area of undeveloped land, excluding any protected areas 0 Acres

Area of managed grounds that is::
Area
Managed in accordance with an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Plan 35 Acres
Managed in accordance with a sustainable landscape management program that includes an IPM plan and otherwise meets the criteria outlined 0 Acres
Managed organically, third party certified and/or protected 0 Acres

A copy of the IPM plan:
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The IPM plan :

The following excerpt was taken from the contract between Stevens Institute of Technology and their landscaping services provider: "INSECT CONTROL: All shrubs will be treated with a dormant oil spray prior to bud break on an as need basis. On-site personnel will perform shrub insect and disease identification on a routine basis as part of our regular IPM program. A contact insecticide will be applied as needed to treat any active insects."

+ Date Revised: Jan. 6, 2016

A brief summary of the institution’s approach to sustainable landscape management:
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A brief description of how the institution protects and uses existing vegetation, uses native and ecologically appropriate plants, and controls and manages invasive species:
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A brief description of the institution’s landscape materials management and waste minimization policies and practices:
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A brief description of the institution’s organic soils management practices:
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A brief description of the institution’s use of environmentally preferable materials in landscaping and grounds management:
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A brief description of how the institution restores and/or maintains the integrity of the natural hydrology of the campus:
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A brief description of how the institution reduces the environmental impacts of snow and ice removal (if applicable):
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A brief description of any certified and/or protected areas:
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Is the institution recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation's Tree Campus USA program (if applicable)?:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable landscape management programs and practices is available:
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