Why we should harness markets to manage public lands.
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.
Hannah Downey, Reed Watson
When it comes to our treasured public lands, we’ve dug ourselves into a financial hole.
Here is PERC's testimony before the Federal Lands Subcommittee regarding the infrastructure needs of the National Park Service and Forest Service.
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.
The environmental case for economic growth.
These policy proposals will not magically increase water supplies in the Golden State, but they do offer a reasonable starting point for tapping water markets to make the most of California's scarce water resources.
Research at PERC has historically focused on the three Ws: water, wildlife, and western lands. New initiatives examine energy innovations, urban environmental issues, and more.
The national parks are often celebrated as America’s best idea, but we are loving the idea to death.