AUDIO: As the National Park Service celebrates its centennial, it faces a $12 billion backlog. PERC's Terry Anderson talks to John Batchelor about how to generate revenue for our national parks, free the parks from politics, and get politics out of the parks.
Wendy Purnell, Todd Myers
This month, we discuss seven ways to address the backlog of maintenance at our national parks, the problem with "green" schools, Germany's failing climate policies and we follow up on our discussion about the Flint water crisis.
Reed Watson, Peter Hill, Shawn Regan, Laura Huggins
Listen as Aaron Flint of "Voices of Montana" talks with Reed Watson, P.J. Hill, Shawn Regan, and Laura Huggins about free market environmentalism.
Park agencies are partnering with private companies to keep parks open, well maintained, and generate a return for taxpayers.
State parks often have their budgets cut when revenues are tight. Some parks are having success by hiring private companies to run the parks. They are efficient, good stewards of the resource, and customer-friendly.