Margaret Livingston is a Professor in the School of Landscape Architecture and Planning. She teaches a range of courses related to ecological and environmental issues in arid environments and has locally and internationally conducted lectures and workshops that focus on water conservation, wildlife habitat, and use of native plants in urban areas. As an urban ecologist, her work emphasizes the importance of evaluating and maintaining natural and semi-natural ecosystems within and surrounding urban areas. In her role as a designer, Margaret focuses on the use of native plants and design of urban wildlife spaces.


  • Congratulations to Dr. Margaret Livingston for being recognized as Educator of the Year by the 2013 AzASLA Chapter!This year... Read More
  • Margaret Livingston’s recently released book, Design with the Desert: Conservation and Sustainable Development,... Read More
  • Margaret Livingston, along with graduate students Maria Voris and Autumn Ela (now graduated and employed), collaborated with... Read More
  • The Design Futures Council's DesignIntelligence has named School of Landscape Architecture and Planning professor... Read More
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