By Marty Trillhaase JEERS ... to Idaho schools Superintendent Tom Luna. Last week he persuaded the Idaho Land Board to drain an extra $22 million from an endowment reserve account to soften the budget hit on public schools. This week, he derailed pumping more money into it.
Tim Fitzgerald 05/22/2000
It's time to let federal agencies buy and sell land, says Tim Fitzgerald in a new PERC Policy Series paper. "Federal Land Exchanges: Let's End the Barter" offers a practical way to reform the costly and time-wasting federal land exchange process.
Holly Fretwell 08/26/1999
A Summary Private land trusts are proliferating around the nation as ways of preserving environmental values. So why not a federal land trust to manage the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah?
Once considered America's "crown jewels," our national parks have become tarnished by monetary problems. Campgrounds are closed, buildings are in disrepair, roads are potholed and natural resources are degraded.
Robert Nelson 01/01/1995
Public Lands and Private Rights:The Failure of Scientific ManagementBy Robert H. Nelson
Donald Leal 01/01/1995
The Forest Service needs strong incentives to adhere to the bottom line. The right motivation could help create a profitable timber program.