Estates Directorate

Grounds and Gardens

Environmental Management Aims and Objectives

Long Term Aims

To establish a campus landscape that provides an aesthetically pleasing image yet is managed with wildlife conservation as an integral part of it.

To manage QUB's estate in a sustainable way to provide for today's needs without compromising the requirements of future generations.

To manage the campus landscape in a manner that creates greater opportunity for biodiversity.

Short Term Aims

The short term aims and objectives are to continually develop mechanisms and new techniques to achieve greater biodiversity, conservation and sustainability in the following areas:-

    • Conservation Planning and Development
    • Control of Invasive Species
    • Information and Research
    • Local Initiatives
  • Peat and Composting
  • Procurement of Goods and Services
  • Promoting Conservation Education
  • The Use of Pesticides
  • Waste Reduction
  • Woodland Management