Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.76
Liaison Jamie Greiner
Submission Date March 22, 2021
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STARS v2.1

University of Mount Union
OP-10: Biodiversity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jamie Greiner
Sustainability and Campus Outreach Manager
Nature Center
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Does the institution own or manage land that includes or is adjacent to legally protected areas, internationally recognized areas, priority sites for biodiversity, and/or regions of conservation importance?:
Yes

A brief description of the legally protected areas, internationally recognized areas, priority sites for biodiversity, and/or regions of conservation importance:

Our Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center owns land that protects a set of primary headwater streams and old growth forest


Has the institution conducted an assessment or assessments to identify endangered and vulnerable species (including migratory species) with habitats on institution-owned or –managed land?:
Yes

Has the institution conducted an assessment or assessments to identify environmentally sensitive areas on institution-owned or –managed land?:
Yes

The methodologies used to identify endangered and vulnerable species and/or environmentally sensitive areas (including most recent year assessed) and any ongoing assessment and monitoring mechanisms:

Th site has been regularly studied by students in biology, geology and environmental science classes over the past 35 years.


A brief description of identified species, habitats and/or environmentally sensitive areas:

Headwater stream, upland wetlands, old growth forest


A brief description of plans or programs in place to protect or positively affect identified species, habitats and/or environmentally sensitive areas:

Thu Huston Brumbaugh Nature Center has a land use plan that protects these area and also the deed has a restriction that requires the land be preserved as "wildlife preserve"


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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