Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.27
Liaison Alice Goupilleau
Submission Date July 19, 2023

STARS v2.2

Université Téluq
OP-9: Landscape Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jean-Sébastien DeBlois
Attaché d'administration
Service des ressources matérielles
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Total campus area:
0.79 Hectares

Figures required to calculate the total area of managed grounds:
Area (double-counting is not allowed)
Area managed organically, without the use of inorganic fertilizers and chemical pesticides, fungicides and herbicides 0.03 Hectares
Area managed in accordance with an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program that uses selected chemicals only when needed 0 Hectares
Area managed using conventional, chemical-based landscape management practices 0 Hectares
Total area of managed grounds 0.03 Hectares

A brief description of any land excluded from the area of managed grounds:
No land is excluded. Université TÉLUQ is located in the heart of Quebec City and its “garden” is a public green space.

Percentage of grounds managed organically:

A brief description of the organic landscape management program:
The “Jardin du Savoir” includes only perennials and trees. No fertilizers are used and only manual weeding is done during the warmer months (April to October). No inorganic fertilizers and no chemical pesticides, fungicides, or herbicides are used.

Percentage of grounds managed in accordance with an IPM program:

A copy of the IPM plan or program:

A brief description of the IPM program:

A brief description of the institution's approach to plant stewardship:

A brief description of the institution's approach to hydrology and water use:
Rainfall is the only source of water for the plants and trees in the “Jardin du Savoir” park. Any water that is not captured by the vegetation goes to the city’s canals.

A brief description of the institution's approach to landscape materials management and waste minimization:

A brief description of the institution's approach to energy-efficient landscape design:

A brief description of other sustainable landscape management practices employed by the institution:
Native and perennial plants require no maintenance other than hand weeding two to three times per summer.

Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable landscape management program is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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