Private ownership gives environmental groups a reason to balance conservation with resource development in a way that can be beneficial to the environment.
R. David Simpson
For the last few decades, ecosystem services have been a popular theme in conservation policy. Should national governments be involved in enhancing their provision?
PERC has made a name for itself in the environmental policy spotlight and continues to change the culture of environmentalism.
This special issue of PERC Reports explores the policy implications of the Anthropocene.
Science alone cannot resolve most environmental issues.
Supreme Court unanimously concludes that jurisdictional determinations under the Clean Water Act may be challenged in federal court.
Western tribes are energy rich but income poor. The lesson from past takings and from present battles to deprive tribes of their resource wealth is clear—it is time to reform tribal institutions in this post-colonial era.
In a new video from ReasonTV, Reed Watson explains how government created an artificial shortage of our most essential resource.
Robert Nelson, Shawn Regan, Reed Watson
What it is, how it works, and why it needs to be reformed
Terry Anderson, Shawn Regan
Should the federal government create a new national park in the North Woods of Maine? Or could Elliotsville Plantation Inc. experiment with a park franchise model, negotiating a management plan with the National Park Service?
Hannah Downey, Holly Fretwell, Shawn Regan
Outdoor recreation is a way of life in the western United States. Our newest Public Lands Report examines various approaches to recreation taken by public land agencies across the West and explores the ability of these different agencies to resolve competing recreational demands.
The maintenance backlog is $12 billion—and it shows. Here's how to start afresh.
Rudyard Kipling’s story of a wolf foster mother may seem pretty far-fetched, but recent studies have shown that gray wolves really will foster orphaned pups.
To allow environmental groups a role in managing public forests, federal land agencies need to put market forces to work and provide the opportunity for conservation bidding in timber sales.
Nearly 50 years after the first Earth Day, we continue to face environmental problems. This year, instead of looking for government involvement, let's celebrate market-based solutions.
As we mark National Park Week and the National Park Service’s Centennial, let’s remember just why we love these parks so much and continue to seek ways to conserve them for future enjoyment.
Today’s myth: As taxpaying citizens, we should not pay to visit our national parks.
This week the National Park Service celebrates National Park Week. As America continues to honor our parks, it's important that we ask serious questions regarding the $12 billion maintenance backlog, so we can continue to explore and enjoy our national parks in the future.
During National Park Week we celebrate the crown jewels of our country's landscape. Allowing parks to charge and retain visitor fees helps to keep these gems polished.