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.
Regulation and litigation rule the day, but sometimes cash should be king.
Empowering local land managers to spend the revenues they have generated on their greatest needs can help provide the resources to care for our shared lands properly.
A podcast on the potential to open bidding markets to conservationists.
Brian Yablonski testifies before the U.S. Senate on ways to improve the Land and Water Conservation Fund.