Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.78
Liaison Sarah Rykal
Submission Date Nov. 4, 2015
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University of Wisconsin-Stout
OP-11: Biodiversity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 1.00 Tim Cline
Graduate Assistant
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution own or manage land that includes or is adjacent to legally protected areas, internationally recognized areas, priority sites for biodiversity, and/or regions of conservation importance?:
No

A brief description of any legally protected areas, internationally recognized areas, priority sites for biodiversity, and/or regions of conservation importance on institution owned or managed land:

N/A


Has the institution conducted an assessment or assessments to identify endangered and vulnerable species with habitats on institution-owned or –managed land?:
No

Has the institution conducted an assessment or assessments to identify environmentally sensitive areas on institution-owned or –managed land?:
No

The methodology(-ies) used to identify endangered and vulnerable species and/or environmentally sensitive areas and any ongoing assessment and monitoring mechanisms:

N/A


A brief description of identified species, habitats and/or environmentally sensitive areas:

N/A


A brief description of plans or programs in place to protect or positively affect identified species, habitats and/or environmentally sensitive areas:

The Grounds Department does not have any practices in place to protect or create wildlife habitat.

Some activities to attract wildlife are conducted through the Biology Department and the Natural Areas Club in the Outdoor Classroom. The Natural Areas Club has used its own money to buy bat boxes for the Outdoor Classroom, for example. NAC also used grant dollars to plant native trees and shrubs in the classroom, and is removing invasive species in order to provide more native habitat for insects, birds, and small mammals.


The website URL where information about the institution’s biodiversity policies and programs(s) is available:
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Information provided by the Grounds Supervisor.

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