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.
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.
This PERC Policy Series explores the underlying issues fueling grazing conflicts in the West, as well as what might be done to resolve them.
Multiple organizational forms shape range management today, and through a comparison of state, private, and federal lands in the US, this essay helps explain why trust land agencies are not more market-oriented stewards of the land and resources.
As more Americans realize our public land managers are struggling to protect our natural resources, PERC offers practical solutions to help protect our land, water, and wildlife.
The LWCF reauthorization presents an opportunity to address many of the critical needs on existing federal lands and prevent further increases in the government's deferred maintenance backlog.
In the George Wright Forum, Holly Fretwell offers a new strategy for creating and maintaining new national park areas.
Q&A with David Gerard on mining, liability, and the Animas River spill.