Thursday, November 3rd at Montana State University: Rancher, author, and professor P.J. Hill will explore different economic systems, examining,the opportunities, limits, and moral implications of different forms of governance.
Why bison were worth more dead than alive in the 19th century.
Hannah Downey, Holly Fretwell, Shawn Regan
Outdoor recreation is a way of life in the western United States. Our newest Public Lands Report examines various approaches to recreation taken by public land agencies across the West and explores the ability of these different agencies to resolve competing recreational demands.
Holly Fretwell, Leonard Gilroy, Shawn Regan, Reed Watson
This year, the National Park Service will celebrate its 100-year anniversary with an $11.9 billion backlog in deferred maintenance projects. We explore seven ideas to address the problem as the agency prepares to enter its second century.
Multiple organizational forms shape range management today, and through a comparison of state, private, and federal lands in the US, this essay helps explain why trust land agencies are not more market-oriented stewards of the land and resources.
What does sustainability mean? Holly Fretwell discusses the costs and benefits of recycling and waste management with John Stossel.
In the George Wright Forum, Holly Fretwell offers a new strategy for creating and maintaining new national park areas.
Peter Hill, Terry Anderson
With Californians sounding the alarm over the current drought, San Diego's Mike Slater invited PJ Hill to provide some historical perspective and Terry Anderson to outline practical solutions.
Holly Fretwell, Shawn Regan
Nearly half of the West is owned by the federal government. In this new report, PERC researchers find that the federal government loses money managing valuable natural resources on federal lands, while states generate financial returns.