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.
The mainstream environmental movement often questions the value of property rights and environmental protection, but they actually go hand in hand.
Analyzing nature and economies as static systems distracts our attention from the dynamic forces in both.
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.
Rancher and enviropreneur Jeff Lazslo forged partnerships with public and private funders to restore a huge wetland that now flourishes with fish, wildlife, and plants.
In this issue of Capital Ideas -- Live!, Hayes Brown interviews Terry Anderson about free market environmentalism, how conservation benefits can flow from private land stewardship, and more.
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.