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

Fix America’s Forests

A daunting restoration backlog in national Forests fuels the wildfire crisis. With increased funding coming, significant policy and litigation obstacles still stand in the way of forest restoration.

Wildlife

Water

PERC Reports: Winter 2021

This special edition of PERC Reports brings together researchers, practitioners, and policy experts—and even some “Yellowstone” cast members—to better understand the issues of the Rocky Mountain West. 

Private Lands

Hunters and Anglers

Fisheries