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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 Expired
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Liaison Enid Cardinal
Submission Date July 29, 2013
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Rochester Institute of Technology
OP-T2-19: Native Plants

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Enid Cardinal
Senior Sustainability Advisor to the President
Office of the President
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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:

In the last four years the use of native plants has become a much larger factor in the designs of our new landscapes. Additionally, native plantings are included in new construction projects as part of sustainable sites credits of LEED.


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