Over the past decade, the number of visitors to our national parks has increased 34 percent, forcing many parks to require reservations, timed entry passes, and shuttle buses in order to limit crowds and traffic. This Memorial Day Weekend (one of the busiest weekends of the year), correspondent Conor Knighton spoke with PERC CEO Brian Yablonski to discuss how parks are dealing with increased visitation and creative ways to better manage the parks.
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Managing our forests through mechanical thinning and prescribed burns works to reduce wildfire risk.
Congress has the opportunity to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfires by reforming restoration permitting so critical forest work can be completed in a timely manner.
PERC urges the Department of Agriculture and the Forest Service to revise its grazing program to give permittees more flexibility and to facilitate markets for voluntary conservation on federal lands.
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