Xeriscaping

- All campuses are located within the Thompson Okanagan. This is an arid region of the South Central Interior of BC. With some areas rated as “Semi-Dessert”

-All campuses are within Municipal Water Districts. Summertime irrigation restrictions apply.

-As trees, shrubs and perennials on existing landscaped areas are replaced/renewed water conservation is a top priority. These plantings are all replaced with drought tolerant indigenous varieties.

-All new buildings are a minimal “LEED” compliant and as such only xeriscape is considered.

-Of the 41.1 acres of grounds over 29 acres is non irrigated natural terrain or xeriscaped.