In 1872, decades before there was a National Park Service, entrepreneur Jay Cooke saw the opportunity to set Yellowstone aside as a tourist attraction. Terry Anderson tells Cooke’s story, shares the history of the parks, and offers solutions to the National Park Service’s $12 billion deferred maintenance backlog.
Read PERC's testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources.
Our national treasures are too important to hang on the whims of political funding decisions.
Eastern states demonstrate innovative state land policies that provide lessons for federal land management.
Federal land management is more likely to produce acrimony and lawsuits than cooperation. It doesn't have to be that way.