A former backcountry ranger, PERC research fellow Shawn Regan weighs in on the national parks' proposed entrance fee hikes. Fee revenues help parks address critical needs without relying on Congress for appropriations.
This special issue of PERC Reports is dedicated to PERC’s Lone Mountain Fellows. In our cover story, Michael 't Sas-Rolfes explores the war on wildlife trade and offers insights from his recent research at PERC.
Holly Fretwell, Shawn Regan
Land of No Use, a new ski film, takes viewers into the backcountry to explore Montana's wilderness areas. PERC research fellows Holly Fretwell and Shawn Regan help outline the debate over expanding them.
As hard-fought wilderness bills languish in Congress, some are claiming that wilderness areas are good for local economies. But what does the research actually say about the economic effects of wilderness designations?
America's natural gas revolution has led to increased coal exports. What are the implications for climate change? We asked Stanford University Professor Frank Wolak, director of the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development.
Despite an $11.5 billion backlog in deferred maintenance projects, Congress would rather acquire new lands than take care of existing national parks and federal lands.
Cliven Bundy's battle was born out of a broken system that encourages conflict, not negotiation.
When environmental groups buy ranchers' permits, there's no need for the feds to start rustling up trouble.
Reed Watson, Peter Hill, Shawn Regan, Laura Huggins
Listen as Aaron Flint of "Voices of Montana" talks with Reed Watson, P.J. Hill, Shawn Regan, and Laura Huggins about free market environmentalism.