A collaborative approach to the lesser prairie chicken shows how a wide variety of groups can come together to protect at-risk species.
Part II: Policy Challenges to Conservation
Privately owned farms, ranches, and forests, collectively known as working lands, are the cornerstones on which our nation was built.
The forests of North America represent enormous natural bounty. Yet, in the United States at least, the benefits of this wealth of nature are not being fully realized. Taxpayers lose money on their public forests, and the forests face severe ecological threats.
Although the forests of British Columbia, Canada, are 96 percent government-owned, the management of the forests is far more market-driven than in the U.S. Forest Service, according to a new report by PERC, the Property and Environment Research Center.