An applied research and outreach center linking assessment, design, and planning for changing landscapes and communities.

Inspiring Action

Gain access to the online book, Inspiring Action for Nonpoint Source Pollution Control, co-authored by CCL director Mae Davenport, by clicking the image above!

About Us

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.