|Submission Date||Jan. 28, 2011|
University of South Florida
OP-9: Integrated Pest Management
Office of Sustainability
The size of the campus grounds :
The size of campus grounds that are maintained in accordance with a four-tiered IPM plan :
A brief description of the IPM plan(s) :
The Grounds Department maintains 332 acres, of which 322 is grass and the remainder consists of shrubbery and plant beds. USF Physical Plant does not treat the grass lawns. Shrubs and plant beds are treated on an "as needed basis" in compliance with EPA's "Four Tiered Approach." USF pest control products in use are approved by USF Environmental Health and Safety.
The website URL where information about the IPM plan(s) is available:
The Tampa Campus contains 815 acres (including subleased lands but excluding the R&D Park) in addition to 735 acres north of Fletcher Ave., which includes the Eco-Area biological research and "The Claw at USF" golf course. Of this total area, 332 acres of open space are managed by the Grounds Department of USF Physical Plant.
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