Center for Changing Landscapes

The Center for Changing Landscapes offers social science research services, conservation program evaluation, community assessment training, and research design assistance to natural resource agencies, nonprofit organizations, and communities in Minnesota and beyond. The Center’s researchers specialize in the use of interdisciplinary community-based research methods, innovative multi-methods evaluation, and inclusive project planning. A primary goal of the center is to empower communities and natural resource managers in inclusive and visionary planning and problem-solving for sustainable, livable, and equitable futures.

Focus: 
Community and Economic Development
Environment/Environmental Justice/Sustainability
Rural Development
Keywords: 
Conservation
Community Assessment
Interdisciplinary
Natural Resources
Project Planning
Campus and College: 
Twin Cities
Design
Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Sciences
Geographic Scope: 
State
Type of Engagement: 
Public Service or Outreach
Research