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.
In debates over access, we shouldn’t take for granted the important role of incentives in wildlife conservation.
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.
Nearly 25 years after the United Nation's first Earth Summit, we continue to find that private conservation is better for the environment than government control.
Enviropreneurs have long harnessed the tools of free market environmentalism to satisfy the growing demands for environmental quality.
Our newest PERC Reports highlights private conservation in the public interest. In the August 1997 PERC Reports, we compiled examples of private conservation initiatives from around the United States. Looking back, we can’t help but notice the parallels.
Private landowners provide a city with clean water.
A safari group and local tribe join together to protect wildlife.