As we celebrate National Public Lands Day, we can’t ignore the fact that the parks we love so dearly need help.
In order to preserve rangeland and ensure wild horses are protected, some form of population management is necessary.
AUDIO: Terry Anderson shares the story of entrepreneur Jay Cooke, who saw the opportunity to set Yellowstone aside as a tourist attraction.
We sat down with economist Chris Costello to learn more about invasive species and the role property rights play in their eradication.
It is time to return to Montana’s roots by honoring private property rights — and, indeed, by celebrating them.
AUDIO: Are western wildfires larger and more frequent? What's the difference between wildfire prevention and suppression? Dean Lueck talks to John Batchelor about the evolution of wildfire policy.
VIDEO: For the National Park Service Centennial, Terry Anderson talks to Wall Street Journal live about how to get the politics out of America’s national treasures.
As the National Park Service celebrates its centennial, Americans should ask how they can ensure the health of their national treasure for many generations to come.
Terry Anderson, Dominic Parker, Shawn Regan, Randy Rucker
The chapters in this new book examine how the wealth of Indian Nations has been held hostage, and explain how their wealth can be unlocked through self-determination and sovereignty.
Dean Lueck, Jonathan Yoder
In this PERC Policy Series essay, Dean Lueck and Jonathan Yoder use economics to examine wildfire management and current wildfire policy debates.
VIDEO: Installation artist and Enviropreneur Institute alum Ethan Turpin works to bridge the gap between researchers and the public.
Innovative financial tools allow land managers to address wildfire risk.
Sarah Anderson, Dave Calkin, Dean Lueck, Jonathan Yoder
AUDIO: In July 2016, PERC assembled a panel of experts for a public event and podcast series dedicated to examining the politics and economics of wildland fire management. Listen to the podcast series.
VIDEO: Terry Anderson explains how his Montana roots led to the development of free market environmentalism, which is about finding a way to respect one another's rights and then cooperate.
This special issue of PERC Reports explores the policy implications of the Anthropocene.
We conserve nature by using less of it—but to do so we must embrace modern technology.
The environment is dynamic. Our regulatory state is not.
Science alone cannot resolve most environmental issues.