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Plans & Reports

Salmon Safe Evaluation (pdf) — Overview and recommendations for PSU's Salmon Safe certification.

Campus Tree Care Plan (pdf) — Guidance for protecting our campus's urban tree canopy.

Sustainable Drinking Water 

  • Task Force Report 2012 (pdf) — Recommendations from the task force for reducing bottled water and promoting access to tap water on campus.
  • Progress Report 2013 (pdf) — Report on progress made towards task forcevrecommendations.

Integrated Pest Management Plan (pdf) — Guides the minimization pesticide use while ensuring balanced protection of human and environmental health.

Climate Action Progress Report 2013 (pdf) — A follow up to the University’s first Climate Action Plan.

Climate Action Plan (pdf) — A campus-wide plan for achieving carbon neutrality.

University District Framework Plan (pdf) — The University District Framework Plan provides a physical framework for future growth that builds upon the University’s innovative academic environment and partnership opportunities, a commitment to sustainable neighborhood development, and world-class transit to realize its vision as a sustainable, urban research University.


Green Event Guide (pdf) — Tips for planning a sustainable event at PSU.

Energy Conservation Guidelines (pdf) — Focus areas for saving energy on campus.


Green Campus Tour (pdf) — This self-guided tour will take you to many of the innovative, green features of our campus.

Map of Water Bottle Refilling Stations (pdf) — PSU has water bottle filling stations all across campus.


Declaration of Support for Sustainability (pdf) — Portland State University's 2005 Declaration of Support for Sustainability.

Envisioning Exercise summary document (pdf) — The Institute for Sustainable Solutions convened an envisioning event in November 2010 where students, faculty, community members, and civic leaders shared their vision of an ideal future for our university.