To allow environmental groups a role in managing public forests, federal land agencies need to put market forces to work and provide the opportunity for conservation bidding in timber sales.
Nearly 50 years after the first Earth Day, we continue to face environmental problems. This year, instead of looking for government involvement, let's celebrate market-based solutions.
As we mark National Park Week and the National Park Service’s Centennial, let’s remember just why we love these parks so much and continue to seek ways to conserve them for future enjoyment.
Hannah Downey, Holly Fretwell, Shawn Regan
Outdoor recreation is a way of life in the western United States. Our newest Public Lands Report examines various approaches to recreation taken by public land agencies across the West and explores the ability of these different agencies to resolve competing recreational demands.
During National Park Week we celebrate the crown jewels of our country's landscape. Allowing parks to charge and retain visitor fees helps to keep these gems polished.
Cambodia's tiger population has been declared functionally extinct. Can they be successfully reintroduced?
Multiple use was once the guiding principle behind public lands management. The idea was that many uses could be balanced across many acres. America was a place for all walks of life – cowboys and fishermen, loggers and miners, family vacationers and wildlife.
Throwback Thursday: How "beneficial use" reforms and water leasing programs provide incentives to leave water in streams for fish.
Environmentalists and business owners should be allies rather than adversaries. Free market environmentalism can harness the powers of free enterprise to continue improving productivity and environmental quality.
March 3 is World Wildlife Day, a time to celebrate the many species found on our planet and to raise awareness for wildlife conservation. PERC's research shows that when local people benefit from the presence of wildlife, populations increase.