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, Shawn Regan
A park franchise model could help create a new national park in the North Woods of Maine.
Park visitors can play an important role in funding our parks.
As the National Park Service turns 100, creative solutions and responsible policies are needed. This issue of PERC Reports is devoted to exploring some of those ideas.
Holly Fretwell, Leonard Gilroy, Shawn Regan, Reed Watson
This year, the National Park Service will celebrate its 100-year anniversary with an $11.9 billion backlog in deferred maintenance projects. We explore seven ideas to address the problem as the agency prepares to enter its second century.
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.
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.