|Submission Date||June 28, 2013|
University of Calgary
Office of Sustainability
Does the institution use xeriscape landscaping techniques, including the selection of drought tolerant plants?:
A brief description of the program or practice:
Plants are selected based on the local climate for their survival. Varieties that are chosen need to be aesthetically pleasing for the surrounding existing environment and those that requiring minimal watering. Irrigation is done during the night time to provide the maximum benefit while minimizing water use during the hottest part of the day.
The website URL where information about the program or practice is available: