Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.94
Liaison Corey Peterson
Submission Date July 15, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Tasmania
OP-9: Landscape Management

Status Score Responsible Party
0.00 / 2.00 Sustainability Team
Infrastructure Services and Development
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Total campus area:
660.77 Hectares

Figures required to calculate the total area of managed grounds:
Area (double-counting is not allowed)
Area managed organically, without the use of inorganic fertilizers and chemical pesticides, fungicides and herbicides 0 Hectares
Area managed in accordance with an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program that uses selected chemicals only when needed 0 Hectares
Area managed using conventional, chemical-based landscape management practices 99.47 Hectares
Total area of managed grounds 245.80 Hectares

A brief description of any land excluded from the area of managed grounds:

The footprint of buildings is included in most areas. Excluded areas are:
- Agricultural experimental areas (except small managed areas)
- Accommodation residences in Sandy Bay, Hobart CBD, Newnham and West Park campuses
- Philip Smith Centre in Domain Campus (out of boundary)
- DPIPWE and TasWater sites in Taroona Campus (out of boundary)
- Approx. 60ha of bushland at the University Reserve that are not actively managed by the University
- The following areas for which currently ground maintenance is not the University's responsibility: Inveresk Campus; Rural Clinical School; mainland properties (except Rozelle Campus, Sydney)
- The following areas which do not have grounds to be maintained: Argyle St (Hobart) and Willis St (Launceston) carpark sites; IMAS Salamanca and Forestry buildings; Darlinghurst (Sydney) offices; microwave communication towers

Percentage of grounds managed organically:

A brief description of the organic landscape management program:

Percentage of grounds managed in accordance with an IPM program:

A copy of the IPM plan or program:

A brief description of the IPM program:

A brief description of the institution's approach to plant stewardship:

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

A brief description of the institution's approach to landscape materials management and waste minimization:

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

A brief description of other sustainable landscape management practices employed by the institution:

Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable landscape management program is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Grounds maintenance areas and excluded grounds provided by the University's Contracted Services Administrator (Grounds and Maintenance).
Latest area assessment conducted in mid-2019.

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