Stacey Schulte specializes in research related to environmental land use planning and design. Her work focuses on various aspects of public lands planning, open space preservation and the relationship between urban growth and the environment. Her work includes projects on fiscal impacts of land conservation, habitat quality of protected areas and hazard mitigation. Recent projects include willingness-to-pay for land conservation and public perception of large scale conservation projects. Much of her work is conducted through survey research including surveys on wildfire mitigation behavior and field research on recreation use and impacts.
land use planning and policy, environmental planning, relationship between urban growth and environmental quality, open space planning and preservation, public lands planning, funding for protected areas, public demand for & attitudes about conservation, habitat quality of protected areas, recreation use and demand, wildfire mitigation, economic implications of preservation and development, growth management, wildland-urban interface