Welcome to Dr. Lisa Schulte Moore's lab at Iowa State University. We study human-landscape interactions, and are particularly interested in the causes, consequences, and design of land-use change. Through this research, we hope to improve the scientific basis for decisions that impact people and our natural resources. We hope to foster resilient, sustainable ecosystems and prosperous human communities. You can find information about our members, research, and outreach on this website. Contact us with questions. 

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Recent News

February 22, 2019

Lisa returns to her alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, to deliver the Entomology Department seminar today. 

February 4, 2019

Lisa will be speaking today at the 2019 Soil Health Conference in Ames. Her talk is titled, "Integration of Perennials in Row Cropping Systems Benefits to Soil Health,"

January 25, 2019

Going to the 2019 Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference in Cleveland next week? Find Matt Stephenson there presenting his research on reptile and mammal occupancy of prairie strips. Find details here.

January 13, 2019

Congrats to Dr. Emily Zimmerman on the successful defense of her PhD dissertation! Emily's dissertation is titled "Identifying opportunities for co-production of commodities and water quality improvements in agricultural landscapes in the US Cornbelt." She is continuing on as a full-time Lecturer within ISU's Global Resource Systems program.

January 10, 2019

We're hiring a postdoc to work on social-ecological systems analyses as a part of a new project: C-CHANGE. Applications due by Feb. 15, 2019, with an anticipated start date around May 1, 2019. Find details here.

We thank our funders for their continuing support