Land trusts and one of their important tools, conservation easements, are major forces in today's environmental movement. Conservation easements are partial interests in land that prohibit intense development.
IFQs improve the health of fish stocks and the broader marine environment. Examining the data on the ecological role IFQs can play.
Donald Leal, Holly Fretwell
Our national parks are in trouble. Their roads, historic buildings, visitor facilities, and water and sewer systems are falling apart.
Private land trusts generally are prudent stewards, but tax advantages can sway their decisions.
Dominic Parker, Walter Thurman
North Carolina State Economist July/August 2004
Dominic Parker, Shawn Regan, Walter Thurman
PERC scholars compare the Conservation and Wetland Reserves, both federal programs, with two private land trusts,The Nature Conservancy and the Land Trust Alliance,to determine their influence on each other.