This PERC Policy Series explores the underlying issues fueling conflicts such as the standoff in Oregon, as well as what might be done to resolve them. Battles such as this are the result of federal land policies that encourage conflict instead of negotiation.
Terry L. Anderson
We should do more than celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. We should ask serious questions about how to improve our national parks.
Is there room for innovation in national forest management? In PERC's latest report, Robert Nelson proposes "charter forests" as a new management approach.
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.
The federal government can help produce fish and wildlife habitat.
Seeing environmental problems as opportunities.
PERC's new Policy Perspective explains how the government keeps tribes from developing their natural resources.
Restoring Indian Dignity
Nobel laureate Ronald Coase has passed away at the age of 102. Coase's work provided the intellectual foundation on which free market environmentalism is built.