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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 Peter Stiling
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2011
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STARS v1.0

University of South Florida
OP-9: Integrated Pest Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Christian Wells
Director
Office of Sustainability
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The size of the campus grounds :
332 Acres

The size of campus grounds that are maintained in accordance with a four-tiered IPM plan :
332 Acres

A brief description of the IPM plan(s) :

The Grounds Department maintains 332 acres, of which 322 is grass and the remainder consists of shrubbery and plant beds. USF Physical Plant does not treat the grass lawns. Shrubs and plant beds are treated on an "as needed basis" in compliance with EPA's "Four Tiered Approach." USF pest control products in use are approved by USF Environmental Health and Safety.


The website URL where information about the IPM plan(s) is available:

The Tampa Campus contains 815 acres (including subleased lands but excluding the R&D Park) in addition to 735 acres north of Fletcher Ave., which includes the Eco-Area biological research and "The Claw at USF" golf course. Of this total area, 332 acres of open space are managed by the Grounds Department of USF Physical Plant.

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.