Latest Greenscape Initiatives

Landscaping and Grounds:

  • Created Hamlin Quad
  • 25 acres on main campus (1.5 acres of display beds)
  • Eco-friendly fertilizers and de-icing products for snow melting
  • Utilize best practices in landscape management including integrated pest management (IPM)
  • Added 14 bicycle racks on campus
  • Added 6,000 sq. ft. of native plant gardens
  • Switched from gasoline to propane fuel lawn mowers
Hamlin Quad

Newly established Hamlin Quad



Murphy Garden

Garden of native plants outside the Health Center




Future plans

  • Install Green roofs and rain gardens in student areas and patios
  • Conduct tree survey for Tree Campus membership
  • Solarizing
  • Increase composting of Grounds waste (grass, leaves, etc.)
  • Involve interested students in gardening
  • Add 2,000 sq. ft. of native plant garden by Schott Hall