Volume 23, No.3, Fall 2005

Featured Articles

Mark Sagoff's piece, 'The Catskills Parable,' (June 2005) recounted the decision of New York City to invest in land management and infrastructure changes in the Catskills and Delaware watersheds rather than build a water treatment plant.
By David McClintick and Ross B. Emmett
Terry Anderson
By Terry L. Anderson
Tim Fitzgerald
By Tim Fitzgerald


From Jim Salzman, Professor of Law, Nicholas Institute, Professor of Environmental Policy, Duke University
Linda Platts
The latest trend in furniture appears to be environmentally sound, remarkably inventive, and priced considerably higher than the wares at Pier 1.
Linda Platts
Libby, Montana, a town of about 8,000 residents located in the northwest corner of this giant state, is probably best known for its health problems related to asbestos. But its troubles don’t end there.
Linda Platts
In years past, the most prestigious wineries in Napa Valley, Calif., were the most pristine. Not a weed to be seen, just a perfect monoculture—row upon row of meticulously tended grape vines.
Linda Platts
Although the idea has been around for a long while, carpet manufacturers in Dalton, Georgia, the “Carpet Capital of the World,” think they have finally got it right this time.


Eighteen young conservationists spent the month of June in Bozeman, Montana, attending the Kinship Conservation Institute. At KCI they learned about, discussed, and critiqued free market environmentalism.
Daniel Benjamin
By Daniel K. Benjamin