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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 Gioia Thompson
Submission Date March 19, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of Vermont
OP-T2-47: Xeriscaping

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Rosemarie Leland
Grounds Supervisor
UVM Physical Plant Department
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Does the institution use xeriscape landscaping techniques, including the selection of drought tolerant plants?:
Yes

A brief description of the program or practice:

UVM tries to plant zone-hardy, site-specific native plants and plants that require less maintenance and water, including drought tolerant plants. UVM also tries to plant zone-hardy, site-specific native plants as well as perennials on campus.


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

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