Terry Anderson, Donald Leal
Packed with examples, rather than theory, Free Market Environmentalism for the Next Generation offers new chapters, new authors, and compelling new stories of environmental entrepreneurs at work.
As part of the Montana Ethic Project, PERC senior fellow Terry Anderson explains how free market environmentalism can help Montanans go into the future as the Treasure State and Big Sky Country all at one time.
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.
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.
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?
Environmentalists using the Endangered Species Act for political purposes find a new mascot.
Terry Anderson, Carson Bruno
Market mechanisms, largely already in existence in other sectors, can work to mitigate the real but rare risks associated with hydraulic fracturing while taking advantage of the process’ benefits.
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.
In light of the Malheur standoff, the New York Times asked six contributors "should the government still own so much land in the West, and should its control over that land be reduced?"
Multiple organizational forms shape range management today, and through a comparison of state, private, and federal lands in the US, this essay helps explain why trust land agencies are not more market-oriented stewards of the land and resources.