Mission

CCL mission concept diagram

The Center for Changing Landscapes offers social science research, conservation program evaluation, sustainable landscape design, community assessment training, and other services to natural resource agencies, non-profit organizations, and communities throughout Minnesota and beyond. Hallmarks of the Center include interdisciplinary community-based research, innovative multi-methods evaluation, and inclusive sustainable design. A primary goal of the center is to empower communities and environmental managers in inclusive and visionary planning, design and problem-solving for sustainable, livable, and equitable futures.