|Submission Date||March 3, 2022|
University of Houston
IN-48: Innovation B
|0.50 / 0.50||
Office of Sustainability
Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:
As stated by Section 6 of the University of Houston Design Guidelines, all tree canopy inches lost due to capital construction must be mitigated 1:1 unless excluded by mitigation criteria. This has resulted in tree planting activities across campus to replaced lost caliper inches as well as a fund withing Facilities Planning and Construction to plan additional trees in future grounds maintenance.
A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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