Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 26.10
Liaison Rachael Budowle
Submission Date April 29, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Wyoming
OP-10: Biodiversity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Rachael Budowle
Campus Sustainability Committee Chair
Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources
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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?:
Yes

A brief description of the legally protected areas, internationally recognized areas, priority sites for biodiversity, and/or regions of conservation importance:

The University of Wyoming owns the following land that includes protected areas as noted below:
- Recreation Area (Fields), Use for purposes of outdoor recreation, 22nd and Armory Rd., UW Campus, Laramie, WY
- Prexy's Pasture, no structures or buildings shall be located, UW Campus, Laramie, WY
- Southwest corner of main campus, restricted to park or recreational purposes only, 9th & Ivinson, UW Campus, Laramie, WY
- Portions of the McGuire Ranch, Conservation Easement with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service where no structures can be built and protects vegetation, riparian, and wetland areas, Albany County, WY
- Red Buttes Property, Safe Harbor Agreement for the reintroduction of the Wyoming Toad, Albany County, WY
- Jacoby Golf Course, public outdoor recreational use, 30th & Willett Dr., Laramie, WY
- UW NPS Research Station in Grand Teton National Park


Has the institution conducted an assessment or assessments to identify endangered and vulnerable species (including migratory 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 methodologies used to identify endangered and vulnerable species and/or environmentally sensitive areas (including most recent year assessed) and any ongoing assessment and monitoring mechanisms:
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A brief description of identified species, habitats and/or environmentally sensitive areas:
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A brief description of plans or programs in place to protect or positively affect identified species, habitats and/or environmentally sensitive areas:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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