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.
This PERC Policy Series explores the underlying issues fueling grazing conflicts in the West, as well as what might be done to resolve them.
Enviropreneurs have long harnessed the tools of free market environmentalism to satisfy the growing demands for environmental quality.
In light of the Malheur standoff, the New York Times asked six contributors "should the government still own so much land in the West, and should its control over that land be reduced?"
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.
Federal control of grazing lands means that land-use debates are political. This essay explores ways to resolve competing demands through negotiation rather than conflict.
Two decades ago, Rick Stroup wrote about how the Endangered Species Act fueled animosity between endangered species and landowners. What has changed?
Conservation efforts transform a cattle ranch into a wildlife haven.
Restoring private land is big business—and the benefits flow well beyond property boundaries.