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Loyola University Chicago

Institute of Environmental Sustainability

Landscape & Biodiversity

Loyola’s campus landscapes are award winning locations that connect to Chicago and the larger ecological region, providing the campus community with rich spiritual and ecological experiences. 

Native Landscaping

Native landscaping is used on Loyola's grounds for a variety of environmental benefits. Read more...

Edible Landscaping

Edible landscaping is used on the Lake Shore Campus, demonstrating the possibility of growing food anywhere. Read more...

Irrigation

Loyola's Smart Irrigation System provides the most efficient way to get water to trees and shrubs when stressful dry conditions exist. Read more...

Migratory Bird Habitat

Loyola students work with facilities managers to make our buildings "bird-safe" during migratory season. Read more...

Ecological Restoration

At the Retreat & Ecology Campus, Loyola is in the process of restoring the biodiversity of fragile ecosystems in rural Illinois. Read more...

Green Rooftops

Loyola has more green roofs than any other college in the midwest. Read more...

Urban Agriculture

All of Loyola's campuses include urban agriculture projects involving students, faculty, and staff. Read more...

Storm Water Management

Loyola's landscaping is designed to support sustainable storm water management practices. Read more...

Environmental Stewardship on Alumni Service Days

Loyola sponsors various service-related events for Alumni to gather and contribute to community, a few of which incorporate environmental stewardship. Read more...

Loyola

Institute of Environmental Sustainability
Loyola University Chicago · 1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660 · Phone: 773-508-2130 · IES@luc.edu

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