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.
A Conservation Approach Where Everyone WinsTate Watkins, Shawn Regan
Environmental conflicts are often zero-sum political battles, but innovative market approaches can bridge ideological divides.
“Cottonwood” Delays Urgently Needed Forest RestorationJonathan Wood
Testimony submitted to the House Natural Resources Committee hearing on forest management.
Montana’s Path to Burning Back BetterHannah Downey
Fixing America’s Forests will require a variety of tools, but Montana has a substantial opportunity to expand the use of prescribed fire on private lands.
Conservatives Can Lead on Conservation and Climate SolutionsBrian Yablonski, Drew Bond, Jeff Kupfer, Benji Backer
Supporting policies that leverage incentives and partnerships to protect our natural heritage should be a big part of our strategy to address environmental challenges.
2023 Forest Management Policy Playbook: State Strategies for Forest Restoration and Wildfire ResponseKendall Cotton, Hannah Downey
State leaders can expand proactive forest restoration and wildfire response capabilities by encouraging collaboration, reducing conflict, and leveraging strategic investments.
Public Comment Supporting the Proposed East Crazy Inspiration Divide Land ExchangeJonathan Wood
The proposed land exchange is a balanced, collaborative solution developed by landowners, tribal representatives, conservation organizations, and recreation groups.