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Loyola University Chicago

Institute of Environmental Sustainability

Tree Canopy

A 2007 analysis of landcover of the Lake Shore Campus showed that over 71% of the campus is impervious (either paving or buildings) with 15% in tree canopy and the other 14% in various vegetation (lawn, shrubs, gardens).  When you consider the area that has the potential to be planted (non-impervious), 53% is tree canopy.  This is similar to the Citywide tree canopy of 17.2%.

LSC Tree Canopy.

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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