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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.40
Liaison Shannon Craig
Submission Date Nov. 25, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Camosun College
OP-11: Biodiversity

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Kevin Blaney
Groundskeeper
Facilities Services - Grounds
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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 any legally protected areas, internationally recognized areas, priority sites for biodiversity, and/or regions of conservation importance on institution owned or managed land:

Camosun's Natural State Covenant:

The covenant is between Camosun College and the District of Saanich. It consists of three areas of 1.42 Ha, 3.38 Ha and 1412 square meters located to the south and west of the Pacific Institute of Sport Excellence, respectively, on the Interurban campus. The intent of the covenant is to protect, preserve, conserve, maintain, enhance or restore the protected area in its natural state and to prevent any occupation or use of the protected area that will impair or interfere with the natural state of the area.


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:
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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 institution’s biodiversity policies and programs(s) is available:
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The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.