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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
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Matthew Williams
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2011
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STARS v1.0

University of Florida
Tier2-2: Wildlife Habitat

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Stephanie Sims
Implementation Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have programs in place to protect and/or create wildlife habitat on institution-owned land?:
Yes

A brief description of the wildlife habitat program, policy, or practice:

UF's Master Plan includes a conservation element covering the Conservation Areas on campus. There are 447 acres of wetland and upland areas on main campus in 31 Conservation Areas that are covered in 23 specific area plans that fall under the umbrella of the Conservation Area Land Management plan (CALM).

These plans provided the framework for the Conservation Element of the Campus Master Plan. They also help to fulfill the University's role as Pilot for the Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary (University or College) Program. The University of Florida was the first university in the country to set university wide environmental planning standards with this nonprofit organization.


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

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