If tax foreclosure could destroy innocent easement owners' property, conservation easements could be especially vulnerable.
Accounting for dynamic nature requires revisiting the underpinnings of environmental law and management.
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.
When environmental groups buy ranchers' permits, there's no need for the feds to start rustling up trouble.