If our parks, forests, and wilderness areas are truly national treasures, then outdoor recreationists should have no qualms paying to enjoy—and support—them.
Trophy hunting remains an effective way to create incentives to deter poaching.
Terry Anderson, Hannah Downey
Though it is perhaps an uncomfortable reality, trophy hunting can promote wildlife conservation.
If legislators provide an implicit blank check for fighting fires, they risk spurring more development in fire-prone areas.
Sticks can be effective at discouraging activity, but spurring action requires a carrot.
Tate Watkins, Jonathan Wood
If landowners have clear rights to rockweed, they'll have incentive to preserve it.
Relying on the government to protect ecologically sensitive areas puts those protection in jeopardy every election.
PERC files an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of environmental federalism.
Amid a natural-gas boom aided by fracking, the use of eminent domain to build pipelines has exacerbated conflicts.
PERC’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to select Brian Yablonski to be PERC's new Executive Director, effective January 2018.