Do we need a new mission for our national forests?
John Freemuth, , Jay O’Laughlin, Robert Nelson, Leisl Carr Childers, Randy Newberg, Holly Fretwell, Donald J. Kochan
A PERC forum
Terry Anderson, Hannah Downey, Holly Fretwell, Robert Nelson, Shawn Regan, Reed Watson, Michael Giberson
Eight policy ideas to deliver environmental and economic improvements for the lands, waters, and other resources under the control of the Department of the Interior.
An in-depth look at the past and future of U.S. federal coal policy.
Robert Nelson, Shawn Regan, Reed Watson
What it is, how it works, and why it needs to be reformed
Is there room for innovation in national forest management? In PERC's latest report, Robert Nelson proposes "charter forests" as a new management approach.
"The nation finds itself struggling with forest management systems that do not work," says Roger Sedjo, a Senior Fellow with the Washington, D.C.-based research organization Resources for the Future. "The future management of the national forests is unlikely to be smooth, because no political...
Public Lands and Private Rights:The Failure of Scientific ManagementBy Robert H. Nelson
It's fire season again. The blazes signify deeper problems at the Forest Service.