Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.81
Liaison Sb Loder
Submission Date Nov. 12, 2013
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

The College of Wooster
OP-T2-21: Tree Campus USA

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Beau Mastrine
Director of Grounds
Campus Grounds
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Is the institution recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation's Tree Campus USA program?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's Tree Campus USA program:

We have a Campus Tree Advisory Committee of 2 students, 2 professors, 2 staff members and 1 community member. They work closely with 7 state officials, research professors and private consultants.
Our Tree Care Plan consists of tree care and protection plans, damage assessment, prohibited practices, arboricultural terms and communication strategies.
The College spends $35,000 every year on tree care and plantings. The grounds department monitors gypsy moths on campus by counting caterpillars. Student workers help count and document the data. Grounds also helps with first year student orientation and partners with the OARDC with planting trees and landscape maintenance.


The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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