Are western wildfires larger and more frequent? What’s the difference between wildfire prevention and suppression? How has wildfire policy evolved in the past century? How do land managers determine when to fight a fire and when to let it burn? Dean Lueck, a former smokejumper and co-author of Clearing the Smoke from Wildfire Policy, talks to John Batchelor about the economics and policy of wildfire.
The Great American Outdoors Act won’t solve the problem all by itself, but it’s a good first step.
PERC's response to the passage of the Great American Outdoors Act.
Public land advocates of all stripes need to work together to take care of the lands we already own.