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?"
Analyzing nature and economies as static systems distracts our attention from the dynamic forces in both.
New paper in the Journal of Law, Economics & Policy explores the linkages between ecology and economics through the lens of Austrian economics.
In Game Trails magazine, Terry Anderson writes that banning hunting is not the answer to wildlife conservation, and the story of Galana Ranch sadly proves it.
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.
Federal funds from the LWCF are limited to land acquisition and cannot be used for the care and maintenance of existing federal lands.
Allowing price to ration water may be a bitter political pill to swallow, but it makes economic and environmental sense. Writing at The Conversation, Randy Simmons lends insight into California's water crisis.
The boom in gun sales has created a revenue gusher for wildlife restoration.
When environmental groups buy ranchers' permits, there's no need for the feds to start rustling up trouble.