About PERC

Founded in 1980 in Bozeman, Montana, PERC—the Property and Environment Research Center—is the home of free market environmentalism. Our research is dedicated to harnessing the power of markets and property rights to improve environmental quality.

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Public Lands

How Should We Think About Wildfires?

We must find ways to increase government accountability, reduce regulatory obstacles to active management, and bring private ingenuity and resources to bear on the problem.

A Private Solution to Wildfire Risk

As wildfire response and wildfire suppression engulf more of the USFS’s already strained budget, private solutions can offer quick and decisive answers.

Wildlife

Water

Private Lands

Hunters and Anglers

Thank a Hunter

It’s incredibly important that we actively support hunting and angling not only because they’re a part of Montana’s identity, but because our wild places need the resources.

Fisheries