Sustainability at Lewis & Clark
Lewis & Clark is committed to learning, innovation, and principled action on matters related to sustainability. Our research and actions extend beyond our campus into the wider world, we build on the best available scholarship and practice in our endeavors, and we recognize the importance and interrelatedness of ecology, economy, and equity.
Assistant Professor of Biology Margaret Metz’s research explores how climate and latitude affect the coexistence of tree species in forests around the world. Her recent research on forest diversity in Ecuador is featured in the international science journal Nature.
Ary Hashim BA ’20 has put Lewis & Clark’s Renewable Energy Fee Fund to work in a rural village in Malaysia. For him, environmental activism complements the degree he’s pursuing in economics.
Lewis & Clark is now home to a bike-sharing system! The bike share is available to all L&C community members for a $10 annual membership plus $1 per hour during a ride.