Oak Grove

Campus Grounds

To Do List: December - February

  • Snow and Ice Control
  • When working outside in cold weather remember the following:
        • Dress in layers
        • Protect head, feet, hands and face from cold
        • Proper foot wear…insulated & waterproof
        • Be aware of the wind chill
        • When shoveling snow or lifting salt, let your legs do the work NOT your back
  • Prepare for the next growing season, landscape design, research, etc…
  • Tree/shrub pruning, but remember that if the tree/shrub flowers in the spring/summer.  Do not prune until after the plant is done flowering in the spring/summer

    Keep up with the grounds crew on Twitter and Instagram: @COWgrounds

Our Mission

The Grounds Department focuses on sustainability, community, and teamwork to provide a safe and beautiful environment for all to enjoy.

Grounds Crew is Honored with Prestigious PGMS Accreditation

The College of Wooster has received a Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation as awarded by the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS), it was announced by Walt Bonvell, a Certified Grounds Manager (CGM), past president of PGMS and senior grounds lead of Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. Read more (.pdf).