Using Prompts to Decrease the Amount of Lawn-Walking on a University Campus

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Smith, J.M. (1992). Several antecedent strategies in reduction of an environmentally destructive behavior. Psychological Reports, 70, 241-242., ,
The response specific prompt was effective in reducing the amount of grass destruction by 41-53% as compared to baseline data. However, only the combination prompt was able to fu…

Carbon Uptake of Naturalized Plantings AND Flood Plain Storm Drainage Preparation

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Jane Hanlon August 08, 2007 07:31 PM
I've lost the stats and don't remember my source. I need info regarding the percentage of carbon uptake for natural areas of mature trees, succession trees, understory trees, shru…

Best University Grounds Practices

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tflood2 November 15, 2007 10:03 PM
I am developing a class on sustainable landscape management on university campuses. I am looking for your recommendations of universities who have enacted the best practices in su…

Sustainability Policy Development Help Needed

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Billie-Gwen T. Russell Olympia, WA December 13, 2007 01:42 PM
The Wa State Parks and Recreation Commission have asked staff to develop a policy that addresses sustainability. Below I have posted the resolution they passed this fall, also (pa…

Estimating Carbon Emissions Associated with Water Pumping

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lbbudd January 19, 2008 11:36 AM
As part of our large turf landscape audits, I am including ROIs on smart upgrades as an incentive to participate. I would also like to show potential carbon emissions reductions c…

Saving Money with Organic Lawn Care?

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Karen Bates Essex Jct. February 01, 2008 03:30 PM
Has anyone done a calculation to show that organic lawn care could be cheaper or at least not more expensive than traditional lawn care? I've heard it's more expensive, but I've g…

Mulching Mower Rebates

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apickard February 06, 2008 05:10 PM
Hi, I am looking for comments on rebate programs for mulching lawn mowers to help reduce grass clippings going to the landfill. I am wondering if anywhere has tried this befo…

Gas, Electric and Hand Mowing Compared

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mhuxtable February 10, 2008 12:55 PM
Gas, electric and hand mowing compared 1. Weight of mower Gas 60 to 100 lbs impossible to lift Electric 30 lb too heavy for me Push 18 lb or less - easy to lift and…

Master Gardener Like Sustainable Building Advisor Programs

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director February 13, 2008 03:08 PM
I am interested in finding out if there are any programs already developed along the lines of the Master Gardener Program for sustainable energy. The targeted audience is homeowne…

Keeping Land in CRP

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Anne Lewis Pierre March 18, 2008 10:27 AM
Is anyone else working on keeping land in CRP and out of ag production? Subscribe to the SD Discovery Center's newsletters at: http://www.sd-discovery.com/newsletter.shtm …

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