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

Wildlife

The Gator Traders

Markets help manage alligators in Florida. What can they teach us about managing other abundant species?

Water

Private Lands

Hunters and Anglers

The Gator Traders

Markets help manage alligators in Florida. What can they teach us about managing other abundant species?

Fisheries