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Liaison Nadia Harduar
Submission Date April 21, 2016
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University of Ontario Institute of Technology
OP-10: Landscape Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Melissa Mirowski
Asset and Sustainability Planner
Office of Campus Infrastructure and Sustainability
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Figures required to calculate the total area of managed grounds::
Area
Total campus area 119.30 Hectares
Footprint of the institution's buildings 12.30 Hectares
Area of undeveloped land, excluding any protected areas 62.20 Hectares

Area of managed grounds that is::
Area
Managed in accordance with an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Plan 0 Hectares
Managed in accordance with a sustainable landscape management program that includes an IPM plan and otherwise meets the criteria outlined 0 Hectares
Managed organically, third party certified and/or protected 0 Hectares

A copy of the IPM plan:
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The IPM plan :
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A brief summary of the institution’s approach to sustainable landscape management:
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A brief description of how the institution protects and uses existing vegetation, uses native and ecologically appropriate plants, and controls and manages invasive species:

Landscaping drawings include Native Plants as mandatory in campus RFPs. Milkweed conservation areas and purple coneflower planted on our North Campus to help with pollinator populations. We Grow Trees tree planting challenge where staff grow, maintain and plant native trees on campus.


A brief description of the institution’s landscape materials management and waste minimization policies and practices:
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A brief description of the institution’s organic soils management practices:
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A brief description of the institution’s use of environmentally preferable materials in landscaping and grounds management:
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A brief description of how the institution restores and/or maintains the integrity of the natural hydrology of the campus:
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A brief description of how the institution reduces the environmental impacts of snow and ice removal (if applicable):

UOIT has storm water management ponds on campus that reduce sediment load to the nearby creek.


A brief description of any certified and/or protected areas:

Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority (CLOCA) land runs throughout and borders our North Campus. This land is regulated by CLOCA


Is the institution recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation's Tree Campus USA program (if applicable)?:
No

The website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable landscape management programs and practices is available:
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