Grounds Services

Grounds services are managed by Kent Theiling and Chris Anderson, Grounds Managers/Horticulturists. Landscape services are provided by Focal Pointe Outdoor Solutions, Inc.

Kent Theiling
314-935-4533
theiling@wustl.edu

Chris Anderson
314-935-8817
anderson.s@wustl.edu

Fax: 314-935-5564


Contract services include:

  • Turf Maintenance
  • Athletic Field Maintenance
  • Landscape Services
  • Sustainable Landscape Maintenance
  • Snow and Ice Removal

Additional services may be obtained by contacting Customer Service.


Washington University in St. Louis has been awarded a Level 1 accreditation by the ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and the Morton Arboretum for achieving standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanic gardens. The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program is the only global initiative to officially recognize arboreta at various levels of development, capacity and professionalism.

The Danforth Campus boasts 169 acres featuring a diverse collection of trees. The 4,200 trees on campus range from well-established historical trees to newly planted, climate-resilient ones.

Washington University also is a Tree Campus USA.