Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.13
Liaison Traci Knabenshue
Submission Date March 3, 2021

STARS v2.2

West Virginia University
IN-20: Grounds Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Traci Knabenshue
Sustainability Direcor
Auxiliary and Business Services
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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 No
Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program (ACSP) No
Bee Campus USA No
Demeter Biodynamic No
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Forest Management standard No
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:

Our Tree campus Higher Education certification is based on all landscaped areas of the Morgantown campus, so it excludes our Core Arboretum and Falling Run Greenspace. All trees (over 2,300) in these landscaped areas have been inventoried and that system is maintained for any care and tree work completed on each tree.


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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