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4: Soil + Biomass (plants)

PLANT QUESTIONS:
We have consultants in both hardscape and landscape: SOG and RootDesignStudio + our very helpful general landscape company NatureScapes with Amanda as account manager.

If there is a question about a plant there are 3 steps to find out if it is sustainable:


RESOURCES: Tools and guidelines the McGill 4:SOIL + BIOMASS plan is utilizing for GBCI EXISTING LANDSCAPE Certification:
(McGill EXISTING LANDSCAPE is an abbreviated version of NEW COSTRUCTION SITES RATING SYSTEM)
EXISTING SITES Rating System .pdf:  RatingSystem_SITES –Conversion to Existing Landscapes Pilot
SITES V2 Book (EXISTING LANDSCAPE is an abbreviated version of NEW COSTRUCTION): https://www.usgbc.org/resources/sites-rating-system-and-scorecard
PROFESSIONAL SUSTAINABILITY LANDSCAPE TOOLS: https://www.landscapeperformance.org/
EXISTING SITES Slide Presentation used in video on Welcome page: SITES Intro to Existing Landscapes Pilot_Final[22]


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