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Grounds Care: Resources for Sustainable Strategies

By Dan Hounsell, Editor   Grounds Management

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O’Donnell spotlighted key resources managers can consult for guidance in incorporating sustainable landscape features, as well as in earning recognition for their departments’ efforts:

Green Globes, an online assessment protocol, rating system, and guidance for green building design, operation and management.

• Audubon Lifestyle Landscapes, which provides direction, technical assistance, public attention, and national recognition for landscapes that incorporate conservation techniques.

Sustainable Sites Initiative, which are technically strong voluntary guidelines that aim to promote sustainable land development and management practices on sites with and without buildings.

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