Mission: Facilitate, produce, assimilate and share science-based knowledge, addressing interdisciplinary environmental challenges, in partnership with people and communities in Montana, the region, and beyond.

Goal: Enable MSU faculty and students to better understand nature and people in a changing world and communicate those findings to broad audiences. 

Support: The MSU IoE is funded in part by the Office of the Vice President of Research & Economic Development. The IoE and associated research and programs are also supported by generous donations from foundations, corporations and other private supporters.