Reed Watson, Scott Wilson 06/30/2015
Congress should stop acquiring more federal land for the park system and start maintaining what we’ve already got.
Robert Nelson 06/23/2015
Is there room for innovation in national forest management? In PERC's latest report, Robert Nelson proposes "charter forests" as a new management approach.
Terry Anderson, Hannah Downey 06/05/2015
When does more access present a "tragedy of the commons"? National Trails Day is a good time to reconsider the tradeoff between more access and resource stewardship.
Reed Watson 04/22/2015
Using the LWCF to acquire land—without first addressing the billions of dollars in deferred maintenance on the existing federal land—will threaten the ecological health, public accessibility and economic productivity of these precious lands.
Shawn Regan 04/15/2015
Federal funds from the LWCF are limited to land acquisition and cannot be used for the care and maintenance of existing federal lands.
Shawn Regan 04/03/2015
Nearly half of the West is owned—and badly managed—by the feds. States want to step in. Writing for the Wall Street Journal, PERC's Shawn Regan provides an overview of the issue.
Holly Fretwell, Shawn Regan 03/03/2015
Nearly half of the West is owned by the federal government. In this new report, PERC researchers find that the federal government loses money managing valuable natural resources on federal lands, while states generate financial returns.
Shawn Regan 02/06/2015
As the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge debate heats up again, Shawn Regan, writing for Reason, looks at how The Aubudon Society has managed to earn mineral royalties while also protecting bird habitat.
Whitney Tilt 01/20/2015
Hunters and anglers help fund public land conservation. Should others pitch in?