This PERC Policy Series explores the underlying issues fueling conflicts such as the standoff in Oregon, as well as what might be done to resolve them. Battles such as this are the result of federal land policies that encourage conflict instead of negotiation.
Federal control of grazing lands means that land-use debates are political. This essay explores ways to resolve competing demands through negotiation rather than conflict.
New paper in the Journal of Law, Economics & Policy explores the linkages between ecology and economics through the lens of Austrian economics.
Want public access to private land? There’s an app for that.
October 28 is Sustainability Day, but what does sustainability really mean?
Hannah Downey, Jennifer Keney
As more Americans realize our public land managers are struggling to protect our natural resources, PERC offers practical solutions to help protect our land, water, and wildlife.
The LWCF reauthorization presents an opportunity to address many of the critical needs on existing federal lands and prevent further increases in the government's deferred maintenance backlog.
Should trophy hunting be banned? Are California's water shortages manmade? PERC Senior Fellow Terry Anderson and PERC alum Zack Donohew weigh in on this week's Stossel.
Terry Anderson, Shawn Regan
If legal trophy hunting is banned, what will happen to the protected land that is conserved by hunting profits?