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"Designing and Implementing Campus Specific Grounds Standards"
Author: Jackson, Joseph
Published In: Proceedings of the 1998 Educational Conference
Date: 1998

Presentation at APPA's 85th Annual Meeting in San Jose, California. Discusses the methodology employed by Duke University to devise grounds standards, which may have applicability to other locations.  Describes the basic make up of grounds work at Duke, development and publication of a comprehensive standards booklet, and its focus on annual/perennial accent program, tree and shrub program, turf program, and safety check--litter control program.  Outlines steps in putting together grounds standards and the program's success.

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