Accreditation Standards for Assessing IVM Excellence

Lead Author: Right-of-Way Stewardship Council

Publish date: 02.28.2014



This document establishes the technical requirements for applicants seeking ROW Steward accreditation. It is used in an independent audit of an applicant’s integrated vegetation management program. It is intended to aid in identifying excellence.



Note: The first edition of the standard was published in 2014 and updated in 2016.  For more information about the program, visit: