|Submission Date||Aug. 17, 2011|
The New School
Tier2-1: Native Plants
Assistant Director for Sustainability & Energy Management
Does the institution prioritize the use of native plant species in landscaping?:
A brief description of the native plant program, policy, or practice:
The New School's landscaping contractor McNulty Outdoors gives preference to native plants as invasive species are much harder to maintain. Also 90% of the plants on campus were grown nearby on Long Island.
The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available: