If the government takes the National Butterfly Center for the border wall, it will have to pay just compensation to the private owner.
Conservation easements are an increasingly important tool for protecting the environment.
No matter the intentions behind environmental regulation, it ultimately suffers the same shortcomings that other forms of government regulation do.
Allowing more forest decisions to be governed by property rights rather than bureaucracy could help environmentalists better protect them.
In Pennsylvania, former enemies—loggers and green activists—could become partners in conservation.
But will the new interior secretary take on the federal-lands bureaucracy?
How a trust approach to managing national monuments could protect land while promoting local input.
The U.S. Forest Service targets cooperative landowner in Montana.
It is appropriate that Elouise Cobell be honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, but it would be better yet if the federal government would grant all Native Americans the freedom suggested by the award’s title - especially when it comes to energy development.