This PERC Policy Series explores the underlying issues fueling conflicts such as the standoff in Oregon, as well as what might be done to resolve them. Battles such as this are the result of federal land policies that encourage conflict instead of negotiation.
Ranchers navigate ecosystems of perpetual change.
Sorry to be a buzzkill, but U.S. honeybee colonies are at a 20-year high.
Terry Anderson and Henry Miller explain why taxing California’s organic agricultural production would enable us to get more "crop for the the drop."
Rancher and enviropreneur Jeff Lazslo forged partnerships with public and private funders to restore a huge wetland that now flourishes with fish, wildlife, and plants.
In the Wall Street Journal, Gary Libecap and Robert Glennon discuss the West's outdated water laws. A policy overhaul, they argue, would allow efficient water markets and reward conservation.
Meet Danielle Nicholas, 2013 Enviropreneur Institute alumni. In a video and Q&A, she introduces herself and her product and proposes to producers and consumers alike that variability is no longer a liability, it is an asset.
Charlotte Huus-Henriksen, Danielle Nicholas
Enviropreneur Danielle Nicholas (Alumni 2013) is the owner and founder of Crazy Mountain Grass Fed Beef, LLC in Bozeman, Montana. She came to PERC with the aim to market grass fed beef as the sum of all its parts with the concept: "terroir of beef." In this video she introduces herself and her...
President Obama recently proposed a federal strategy to promote honey bee health. But an economic perspective may provide some lessons for the government task force.
When environmental groups buy ranchers' permits, there's no need for the feds to start rustling up trouble.