Terry Anderson, Brian Seasholes, Tate Watkins, Holly Fretwell, Hannah Downey, Kristen Byrne, Reed Watson
It’s time to get serious—and seriously creative—about how we protect federal lands.
Relying on the government to protect ecologically sensitive areas puts those protection in jeopardy every election.
Amid a natural-gas boom aided by fracking, the use of eminent domain to build pipelines has exacerbated conflicts.
Many may never like hunting, but hopefully we can all agree that it is better than the alternative—losing rare species forever.
The Clean Water Act forbids the “discharge” of “pollutants” into “navigable waters.” But none of those terms are interpreted as an ordinary person would.
If tax foreclosure could destroy innocent easement owners' property, conservation easements could be especially vulnerable.
Free market environmentalism treats the environment as an asset, rather than a liability, creating the incentives that make protection and restoration possible.
The Endangered Species Act creates lots of work for lawyers and bureaucrats, but measured by the criteria it announces as the goal—recovering species—it hasn’t worked.
Hannah Downey, Holly Fretwell
The question of how to manage wildfires is a hot one as fire can be both constructive and destructive.