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We study People, Land Use and Society (PLUS). The PLUS lab is directed by Dr. John Tyndall, a natural resource economist and social scientist with broad interests in environmental and natural resource economics, policy and sociology within forestry and agriculture. 

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Recent News

May 3, 2021

Congrats to Ellen Audia and Caroline Murray on successfully defending their Master's theses this spring!  

November 3, 2020

Congratulations to Claire Zabel who successfully defended her masters project entitled: "Evaluation of cover crop adoption decision-support tools in the US Midwest". She did a great job!

September 1, 2020

Melanie recently graduated with a degree in Forestry and has started her MS (Fall 2020). Melanie is co-advised by Drs. Lisa Schulte Moore and John Tyndall. She will be working on examining unique ecosystem outcomes associated with prairie strips and patches.

July 7, 2020

We are very excited to have Richard Magala join the PLUS Lab! He is fresh off a masters degree in Ecology and Environmental Management from Liverpool Hope University, UK. Richard will be co advised by Lisa Schulte Moore and John Tyndall and will be pursueing a PhD in Wildlife Ecology starting Fall 2020.