Sustainable Landscape Examples

One of the strategies for changing the accepted landscape paradigm from large expanses of mown turf to ecosystem-based planned landscapes is to get new models into the landscape for people to observe and become familiar with. Here are some examples of sustainable landscapes on the UD campus and at other sites in Delaware:

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Independence Hall – meadow, reforestation site

Visitor Center – wildlife habitat, no need for mulch

Center for Fine Arts – rain garden

New Castle County  Extension Office– rain garden, bioswale

Dow Chemical – rain garden

Applecross – meadow, reforestation site

Astra Zeneca – meadow, reduced mow areas

Ashland – reforestation (invasive plant removal)

STAR (UD Science and Technology Campus)– research on revegetation

Local landscapes