1. Site Restoration :
Restore native plant communities in each landscape zone.
Eliminate the use of non-organic herbicides and pesticides.
Remove all invasive exotic plants from the site.
the landscape as interconnected and interdependent. Re-establish wildlife
Restore natural drainage systems and soil conditions.
an existing condition base line survey of the site and monitor changes in
flora/ fauna/wildlife/water etc.
2. Carbon Dioxide Sink/ Oxygen Production:
photosynthesis, plants take carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, convert it
to sugar and
3. Storm Water Control:
Protect and restore natural wetlands, streams and recharge areas.
storm water run-off from hard surface areas to protect water quality (i.e.
4. Energy Conservation:
passive energy conservation strategies that respond to the local climate
the project as an educational model demonstrating the importance of
Eliminate mowing, allow natural succession.
Plant selected areas with native trees, shrubs and groundcovers.
and control invasive exotic vegetation.
Seed disturbed areas with native grasses and wildflowers.
Allow natural succession, replant with native wetland plants.
Remove and control invasive exotic vegetation.
Provide erosion and sedimentation control measures during construction.
Mow 2-3 times each year - mowing height 1500mm.
Mow once every three years in late fall - mowing height 150mm.
et centre d’habitation
de l’Université de Moncton