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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.

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Liaison Eric O'Brien
Submission Date March 1, 2013
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STARS v1.1

University of Northern Iowa
ER-T2-7: Outdoors Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Andrew Martin
Outdoor Recreation Coordinator
Wellness & Recreation Services
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Does the institution have a wilderness or outdoors program that organizes hiking, backpacking, kayaking, or other outings for students and follows Leave No Trace principles?:
Yes

A brief description of the program:

The purpose of the Outdoor Recreation program is to provide outdoor and environmental education/ opportunities for students, faculty and staff. The Outdoor Recreation program is committed to providing enjoyable, challenging, meaningful and educational experiences that will allow individuals and groups to learn the skills necessary for survival and safety in outdoor activities as well as develop an appreciation for the environment.

Examples of some special trips include:
Backpacking in Colorado 14ers, CO
Rock Climbing in Shovel Point, MN
Woman's Climbing Trip in Mississippi Palisades State Park, IA
Canoeing in Current River, MO
Backpacking in Pictured Rocks, MI
Rock Climbing in Horseshoe Canyon Ranch, AR
Backpacking in Yellow River State Forest, IA
Canoeing in Iowa River
Backpacking in Grand Canyon, AZ- Havasupai
Backpacking in Gila Wilderness
Skiing/Snowboarding in Colorado
Hiking and Adventure in Scotland


The website URL where information about the program is available:

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.