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Landscape and Grounds

We care for the revered landscape and grounds of MSU’s campus.

Services Include

  • Roads, sidewalks, parking lots/ramps, bike paths
  • Campus landscape
  • Golf courses
  • Irrigation
  • Litter and debris control
  • Outdoor signs and amenities
  • Outdoor installation and maintenance
  • Trees and shrubs
  • Additional services upon request

For urgent requests, you should call ContactIPF at (517) 353-1760 instead of sending an email or online ticket. Urgent requests include water leaks, broken windows or doors, or similar items that should be dealt with within 24 hours.

Our Responsibilities

We maintain more than

  • 1,500 acres of greenspace
  • 57 miles of roadways
  • 25,000 parking spaces
  • 113 miles of sidewalks
  • 7 parking garages
  • 36 holes of championship golf
  • 22,000 trees
  • 175 acres of irrigated grounds
  • 300 tree plantings each year

Roads, sidewalks, parking lots and ramps, bike paths

  • Maintenance and repair of hard surface concrete areas
  • Closure, barricading and detours of roads due to damage or construction
  • Snow and ice pre-treatment
  • Snow and ice removal
  • Flood containment

Campus landscape

  • Plants
  • Trees
  • Lawn panels
  • Flowers
  • Shrubbery
  • Recreational areas
  • Waterways
  • Wetlands

Golf courses

  • IPF curates and maintains Forest Akers Golf Courses. This includes the west and east courses as well as the MSU Golf Center, one of Michigan’s finest practice facilities.


  • Drip lines
  • Piping systems
  • Spray heads
  • Accessories
  • Weather station maintenance
  • Fountains

Litter and debris control

  • Outdoor trash receptacles and containers
  • Debris and litter removal from outdoor and public spaces
  • Tailgate and outdoor event cleanup

Outdoor signs and amenities

  • Upkeep of outdoor furniture fixtures such as:
  • Patio chairs, tables and benches
  • Fencing

Installation and maintenance

  • Bicycle racks
  • Moped parking
  • Wayfinding signage
  • Roadway signage
  • Removal of unauthorized signage or other advertising (graffiti)

Trees and shrubs

Additional services

  • Campus event support
  • New construction
  • Landscape improvements
  • Stormwater management best practices (DEQ)
  • Child daycare facility maintenance
  • Mosquito control
  • Partnership with MSU wood re-purposing program
  • Commemorative & Heritage tree program


Landscape Services
1060 Stadium Road East Lansing, MI 48824 (517) 353-1760