About PERC

Founded in 1980 in Bozeman, Montana, PERC—the Property and Environment Research Center—is the home of free market environmentalism. Our research is dedicated to harnessing the power of markets and property rights to improve environmental quality.

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Public Lands

Fisheries

Wildlife

Prevention and Recovery

Yes, the Endangered Species Act prevents extinction. But why don't we recover more species?

Tribes

Give Bears Ears To Native Americans

If tribes are going to get more say in protecting sacred sites, like Bears Ears, they will have to have a greater role than consultation.

Water

Private Lands