G. Pascal Zachary
While formal land rights are on the rise in sub-Saharan Africa, customary rights cannot be ignored.
As wildfires get bigger and more costly, federal policies aren’t helping.
The federal government should embrace state experimentation to protect the Utah prairie dog and other endangered species.
Tiffany Dowell Lashmet
An update on the ongoing quest to define the “waters of the United States."
PERC testifies before House Natural Resources Subcommittee regarding the challenges facing the Interior Department.
The biggest consequences of eroded trust fall on the environment itself.
A collaborative approach to the lesser prairie chicken shows how a wide variety of groups can come together to protect at-risk species.
What happens when conservation lives and dies by unconstrained executive power.
It’s time for outdoor recreationists to put their money where their footprints are.
If our parks, forests, and wilderness areas are truly national treasures, then outdoor recreationists should have no qualms paying to enjoy—and support—them.
Trophy hunting remains an effective way to create incentives to deter poaching.
Terry Anderson, Hannah Downey
Though it is perhaps an uncomfortable reality, trophy hunting can promote wildlife conservation.
Sticks can be effective at discouraging activity, but spurring action requires a carrot.
If legislators provide an implicit blank check for fighting fires, they risk spurring more development in fire-prone areas.
Tate Watkins, Jonathan Wood
If landowners have clear rights to rockweed, they'll have incentive to preserve it.
Relying on the government to protect ecologically sensitive areas puts those protection in jeopardy every election.
PERC’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to select Brian Yablonski to be PERC's new Executive Director, effective January 2018.
If tax foreclosure could destroy innocent easement owners' property, conservation easements could be especially vulnerable.