Federal funds from the LWCF are limited to land acquisition and cannot be used for the care and maintenance of existing federal lands.
Holly Fretwell, Shawn Regan
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.
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.
Cliven Bundy's battle was born out of a broken system that encourages conflict, not negotiation.
When environmental groups buy ranchers' permits, there's no need for the feds to start rustling up trouble.
Michael `t Sas-Rolfes
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is about to destroy 6 tons of confiscated ivory. But does the destruction of ivory stockpiles really help the cause?
Private ownership is the key to good resource stewardship. As Terry Anderson explains, stream access laws undermine property rights and reduce landowners' incentives to provide habitat for fish and wildlife.
That there are moose in Yellowstone today tells us something about nature and our role in it.