Native saddle back caterpillar Acharia stimulea spotted behind Newman Towers.
The Loyola Landscaping and Grounds works closely with Loyola Sustainability to reimagine the campus landscape to protect and enhance biodiversity and inspire environmental stewardship.
Grounds Department is committed to native and pollinator friendly landscaping. Native plants and shrubs are a feature throughout campus gardens, including at Campion Towers, Thea Bowman Hall, Maryland Hall, Ridley Athletic Complex, LND Library and the Peace Meadow.
No-Mow Area at Southwell Hall
Multiple no-mow areas have been established on slopes across campus to reduce storm water run-off and support local biodiversity. You can find no mow areas outside of Southwell Hall, Avila Hall and the LND Library.
Loyola University Maryland is committed to protecting and engaging our campus in the trees of Loyola. The Evergreen Campus is a certified Arboretum.
Conservation and Experiential Learning Garden (CELG)
Loyola faculty, staff and students transformed 12,000 sf of traditional grass lawn into an interactive certified native wildlife habitat and expanded organic vegetable garden. The Conservation and Experiential Learning Garden (CELG) successfully expands the role of the Evergreen Campus to enhance and protect native biodiversity, facilitate meaningful interactions with the environment and support experiential education opportunities.. Learn more about the garden.