The workshop focuses on using markets as tools for making land management decisions in both the public and private arena. How can federal agencies adopt market based-principles and how can we stimulate new markets for environmental amenities such as open space?
A PERC Workshop with scholars presenting papers on on land use conflicts in the West and raising questions about the governing institutions.
Our nation's federal land management agencies fail to meet any reasonable standard of fiscal responsibility, making the public foot the bill with hundreds of millions of tax dollars.
"The concern for forests today is not simply that trees will die from bugs or diseases--it is that entire forest systems are so far out of normal ecological range that virtually every element in the system is affected, and may be at risk."