Program Overview

The efforts of the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant and Purdue University Extension Sustainable Communities Extension Program support community planning and sustainable development strategies in communities across Indiana and Great Lakes states.

Multidisciplinary teams offer programs in the following focus areas:

  • Placemaking and enhancing public spaces
  • Land use
  • Green infrastructure
  • Community development
  • Facilitation and strategic planning
  • Public planning official training

To learn more about education and technical resources available for local community planning efforts, visit the appropriate program area pages below.

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Contact Us

Kara Salazar
Assistant Program Leader for Community Development and Sustainable Communities Extension Specialist

195 Marsteller St., West Lafayette, IN 47907-2033


Daniel E. Walker
Community Planning Extension Specialist

195 Marsteller St., West Lafayette, In 47907-2033