Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 71.02
Liaison Dennis Cochrane
Submission Date Oct. 15, 2014
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Virginia Tech
OP-T2-19: Native Plants

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Matthew Gart
Campus Landscape Architect
Office of University Planning
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Does the institution prioritize the use of native plant species in landscaping?:
Yes

A brief description of the native plant program, policy, or practice:

The Campus Design Principles prepared by Sasaki Associates (Revised August 2010) contains the following reference to native plants: ‘to the practical extent possible, tree and shrub plantings should consist of species that are native to the Appalachian Mountain region.’ A listing of acceptable native plants for use on campus is also provided in the document.


The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

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