• <a href="/live/image/gid/677/width/650/103234_DSC03762_introcrop.jpg" class="lw_preview_image"> <picture class="lw_image lw_image103234"> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(max-width: 500px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/677/width/500/height/500/crop/1/103234_DSC03762_introcrop.rev.1711674252.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/677/width/500/height/500/crop/1/103234_DSC03762_introcrop.rev.1711674252.jpg 2x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" media="(min-width: 501px)" srcset="/live/image/gid/677/width/550/height/550/crop/1/103234_DSC03762_introcrop.rev.1711674252.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/677/width/550/height/550/crop/1/103234_DSC03762_introcrop.rev.1711674252.jpg 2x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/677/width/550/height/550/crop/1/103234_DSC03762_introcrop.rev.1711674252.jpg" alt="Students engaging with a bee hive while wearing bee-protection suits." width="550" height="550" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/677/width/550/height/550/crop/1/103234_DSC03762_introcrop.rev.1711674252.jpg 2x" data-max-w="1100" data-max-h="1100" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> <figcaption class="homepage-intro_image_caption">Our Bee Garden is just one of the ways our students are able to appreciate the natural world around them.<br/>Credit: Suhail Akram BA ’24</figcaption>

It’s Greener Here

Our campus is as green as it gets. Sure, there are trees and moss galore, but our deepest green is our commitment to sustainability in all its forms. Our environmental studies major and Earth system science minor put issues such as climate change and conservation at the forefront of your academic studies, and both our graduate school and law school offer ways to continue environmentally focused academic pursuits. We’ve got clubs, internships, and a symposium that highlights sustainability. We have beehives! And we’ve put our money where our mouth is through an institutional net zero investment policy that has us on track to reduce our carbon footprint by 100 percent by 2040. Join us as we make our campus—and our world—a better place.

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  • Net Zero

    Lewis & Clark’s institutional net zero investment policy has us on track to completely eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from our portfolio by 2040.

  • Local

    Bon Appétit focuses on utilizing fresh ingredients through the Farm to Fork initiative, supporting local Pacific Northwest farmers.

  • 100%

    100 percent of the institution’s electricity is sourced from renewable energy.

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