Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 35.08
Liaison Susan Caplow
Submission Date July 24, 2019
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University of Montevallo
OP-9: Landscape Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Susan Caplow
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Behavioral and Social Sciences
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Total campus area (i.e. the total amount of land within the institutional boundary):
160 Acres

Figures required to calculate the total area of managed grounds:
Area (double-counting is not allowed)
Area managed in accordance with an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program that uses a four-tiered approach 0 Acres
Area managed in accordance with an organic land care standard or sustainable landscape management program that has eliminated the use of inorganic fertilizers and chemical pesticides, fungicides and herbicides in favor of ecologically preferable materials 0 Acres
Area managed using conventional landscape management practices (which may include some IPM principles or techniques) 160 Acres
Total area of managed grounds 160 Acres

A brief description of any land excluded from the area of managed grounds (e.g. the footprint of buildings and impervious surfaces, experimental agricultural land, areas that are not regularly managed or maintained):
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Percentage of grounds managed in accordance with an IPM program:
0

A copy of the IPM plan or program:
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A brief description of the IPM program:

This is handled by Cook's Pest Control.


Percentage of grounds managed in accordance with an organic program:
0

A brief description of the organic land standard or landscape management program that has eliminated the use of inorganic fertilizers and chemical pesticides, fungicides and herbicides in favor of ecologically preferable materials:
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A brief description of the institution's approach to plant stewardship:

The campus's landscape architecture by Olmstead Brothers was designed using local and native plants that handle our climate conditions. Every new installation follows this as well.


A brief description of the institution's approach to hydrology and water use:

Ebenezer Swamp is protected land. All campus irrigation is non-potable water. UM manages and maintains a non-potable water source.


A brief description of the institution's approach to materials management and waste minimization (e.g. composting and/or mulching on-site waste):

Our cafeteria composts in partnership with our organic garden on campus.


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

Our original landscape design by Olmstead Brothers utilizes natural shade and native plants. Their techniques are still applied to new installations today.


A brief description of other sustainable landscape management practices employed by the institution (e.g. use of environmentally preferable landscaping materials, initiatives to reduce the impacts of ice and snow removal, wildfire prevention):
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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