Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Mary Beth McGrew
Submission Date March 11, 2014
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University of Cincinnati
OP-T2-47: Xeriscaping

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Claire Sweigart
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution use xeriscape landscaping techniques, including the selection of drought tolerant plants?:
Yes

A brief description of the program or practice:

The University's grounds management division is always exploring better ways of using less water, and the selection of xeriphytic plants is one of the recommendations in place. Other environmental principles such as less frequent mowing, reduced chemical applications, and irrigation systems equipped with soil moisture and rain sensors are also used.


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