Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.22
Liaison Jay Price
Submission Date March 3, 2023

STARS v2.2

University of Tennessee at Knoxville
IN-20: Grounds Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Jessica GerberDolan
Data Analyst
Facilities Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution own and/or manage land that is currently certified under the following programs? (at least one positive response required):
Yes or No
ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Yes
Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program (ACSP) No
Bee Campus USA Yes
Demeter Biodynamic No
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Forest Management standard Yes
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Green List Standard No
National Wildlife Federation’s Certified Wildlife Habitat Program No
An Organic standard or Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) endorsed by IFOAM No
Salmon-Safe No
Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) No
Tree Campus USA (Arbor Day Foundation) Yes
An equivalent program approved by AASHE No

A brief description of the institution’s third party certified land holdings:
Tree Campus USA and Bee Campus USA certified for FY19 and are pursuing further actions on campus to support and meet certified standards. Samuel Adams, the Facilities Services Arborist, along with 6 other advisory members are a part of Tree Campus USA committee.

Documentation affirming the certification(s):
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Website URL where information affirming the certification(s) is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
https://sustainability.utk.edu/initiatives/bee-campus/
http://arbnet.org/morton-register/state
https://beecityusa.org/current-bee-city-usa-affiliates/
https://app.powerbi.com/view?r=eyJrIjoiN2U3NGMyNWEtZTAxNS00MzVhLWExNmMtOThhZjdiYjQ4MWNkIiwidCI6IjEyNGU2OWRiLWVmNjUtNDk2Yi05NmE5LTVkNTZiZWMxZDI5MSIsImMiOjl9
https://fsc.secure.force.com/servlet/servlet.FileDownload?file=00P4y00001jlPncEAE
https://www.arborday.org/programs/tree-campus-higher-education/

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