The federal government should embrace state experimentation to protect the Utah prairie dog and other endangered species.
A collaborative approach to the lesser prairie chicken shows how a wide variety of groups can come together to protect at-risk species.
Terry Anderson, Hannah Downey
Though it is perhaps an uncomfortable reality, trophy hunting can promote wildlife conservation.
Sticks can be effective at discouraging activity, but spurring action requires a carrot.
PERC files an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of environmental federalism.
The Endangered Species Act creates lots of work for lawyers and bureaucrats, but measured by the criteria it announces as the goal—recovering species—it hasn’t worked.
Is the enforcement of the Endangered Species Act scientifically or politically based?
Brian Seasholes, Todd Gaziano
Driving ranchers out of business could lead to habitat loss for the very bird the rules are designed to protect.
Hannah Downey, Megan Hansen
Instead of punishing private landowners, we should do more to incentivize voluntary conservation of endangered species and their habitats.
Instead of counterproductive regulations, we need more creativity, partnerships, and positive incentives to preserve and restore habitat.