Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.95
Liaison Trey McDonald
Submission Date March 11, 2014
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University of San Diego
OP-T2-47: Xeriscaping

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Charles Thomas
Grounds Supervisor
Grounds and Maintenance
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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:

Two of the University’s gardens: the North Garden and The Garden of the Sea are maintained using xeriscaping technics, using native and drought tolerant plants. In addition to this, the University owns part of Tecolote canyon, which is a nature preserve open to the public and students, consisting entirely of plants native to San Diego.


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