If everyone’s a criminal, then enforcement will reflect nothing more than the arbitrary preferences of prosecutors.
Tiffany Dowell Lashmet
An update on the ongoing quest to define the “waters of the United States."
Federal land policies encourage conflict instead of negotiation.
Shawn Regan, James Huffman, Jonathan Adler, Mark Pennington, Linus Blomqvist, R. David Simpson, Robert K. Fleck, F. Andrew Hanssen, Gregg Simonds
A new volume aims to foster an engaging discussion about the future of environmental policy in this human-dominated era.
Accounting for dynamic nature requires revisiting the underpinnings of environmental law and management.
R. David Simpson
Does the ecosystem services paradigm mistakenly presume that the best way to conserve nature is to use it for its goods and services?
Dean Lueck, Jonathan Yoder
In this PERC Policy Series essay, Dean Lueck and Jonathan Yoder use economics to examine wildfire management and current wildfire policy debates.
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.