Loyola University Maryland

Sustainability

Earth Day 2021

Earth Week Celebration 2021

April 17-April 23

Check out Earth Week Event Updates on SGA's Instagram

Quad Tables at Maryland Hall

Sexuality and Gender Diversity Awareness and Reusable Bag Giveaway! 

with the LGTBQ+ Experience Tues-Friday

Rock Painting with Sustainability Management Club 

All Week

Saturday April 17

Stony Run Stream Clean Up with Global Studies Capstone Students

LND Library 10AM

Register (Thank you! Registration Filled)

Monday April 19

Virtual Sustainability Social with SGA Sustainability Committee

7pm. Link TBA

Tuesday April 20

Evergreen Conversations: Climate Change and Our Core Values with Dr. Elizabeth Dahl

On April 20, 2020 at 12 p.m., Dr. Elizabeth E. Dahl, associate professor of chemistry, will present Evergreen Conversations: Climate Change and Our Core Values. Dr. Dahl will discuss the causes and effects of climate change and action is needed. She will look at some of the current and future actions Loyola is taking and how these actions and goals align with our core values.

Virtual. Register.

Wednesday April 21

Fourth Floor Planting Party with SGA Sustainability Committee

Help build planters for the new terrace garden.

Student Center Fourth Floor Terrace 3PM 

Thursday April 22

Planting Party with Loyola Sustainability

Conservation Garden (Avila Hall) 12PM-3PM.

Get your hands in the dirt with Loyola Sustainability! Learn about Loyola's Conservation and Experiential Learning Garden and help plant veggies and herbs. The garden is located next to Avila Hall. All are welcome and all tools will be provided. Masks and social distancing required. 

Register.

Earth Day Alumni Reading Group with Father Brown at 7PM

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, the Alumni Reading Group with Father Brown will examine the Netflix Film “My Octopus Teacher” as well as Pope Francis’ encyclical titled “Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home.” 

Register.

Friday April 23

Trees of Loyola Celebration

Fitness and Aquatic Center 3PM 

Celebrate the Trees of Loyola with  Loyola Sustainability and Baltimore Biodiversity Alliance! Join us at the FAC to meet some of the largest trees on campus, explore the self-guided literary inspired tree tour and help plant native flowers.  

Wednesday April 28

Hound2Hound with Cate Tierney

Alumni Engagement

Caring for the environment and protecting human health are values deeply ingrained in the Jesuit tradition. On April 28 at 6:30 p.m., join Cate Tierney, ’89, senior attorney at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a Hound2Hound lecture on the role that legal enforcement plays in the EPA’s mission to preserve and improve environmental and human conditions.

Register.