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



The Science Charade

Calls for more or "better" science will not address the Endangered Species Act's underlying problems.

Stop the Bleeding

A new technology could help conserve an ancient species, demonstrating how innovation can spare nature


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.


Private Lands