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Grounds

Chris Wagner

Chris Wagner

Landscape Manager

(208) 251-0307

wagnchri@isu.edu

Dave Mitchell

Dave Mitchell

Landscape Foreman

(208) 221-8769

mitcdavi@isu.edu

Mike Stallsmith

Mike Stallsmith

Landscape Foreman

(208) 221-5287

stalmike@isu.edu

Group shot of Grounds staff

We provide a safe, clean, and pleasant environment for students, faculty, staff, visitors, and the community to enjoy. We manage snow removal, lawn care, irrigation installation and maintenance, horticulture practices, new and improved water usage practices, campus forestry operations, sports turf care, event assistance, equipment maintenance, and landscape design and construction.

 Interesting Facts

  • The grounds crew plants approximately 9,800 flowers annually
  • As of June 2019, there were 3,802 trees on campus
  • We employ 13 full-time employees and anywhere between 20-40 student and temporary employees
  • We strive to provide a pollinator friendly campus
  • We remove snow from approximately 30 acres of sidewalks and steps and 45 acres of parking lots
  • We mow over 100 acres of grass each week
  • We have completed over 1 million dollars in beautification projects with the Wheatleys