Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 38.05
Liaison Leslie North
Submission Date June 2, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Western Kentucky University
Tier2-4: Xeriscaping

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Cristin Lanham
Recycling Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution use xeriscape landscaping techniques, including the selection of drought tolerant plants?:
Yes

A brief description of the program or practice:

We choose plants that will, after establishment, survive primarily on rain and intermittent, need-based irrigation. Areas that are currently on irrigation systems are closely monitored and the irrigation is only used when it is absolutely necessary, such as during periods of drought or heat stress.


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