Over the past decade, the number of visitors to our national parks has increased 34 percent, forcing many parks to require reservations, timed entry passes, and shuttle buses in order to limit crowds and traffic. This Memorial Day Weekend (one of the busiest weekends of the year), correspondent Conor Knighton spoke with PERC CEO Brian Yablonski to discuss how parks are dealing with increased visitation and creative ways to better manage the parks.
Fanning the FlamesShawn Regan
State and federal policies have deepened California's most pressing environmental challenges.
Are Conservation Leases the Key to Resolving Competing Demands on Public Lands?Shawn Regan
We should create a system of conservation leasing that allows groups to resolve their competing demands over the use of public lands through voluntary negotiation—just as they often do on private lands today.
Opportunities to Fix Forests in the Farm BillHannah Downey
As Congress spends the summer drafting the forest provisions in the 2023 farm bill, policymakers should remember that confronting the wildfire crisis will take more than just funding.
A Permanent Fix for “Cottonwood” Is Necessary to Help Restore Our Forests
A coalition letter addressed to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and House Natural Resources Committee
Bureaucracy Is Slow, But Wildfires Move Fast
This week, multiple positive forest management bills passed out of committee in the U.S. House and Senate with bipartisan support.
Conservationist, Landowner, and Sportsman Opposition to Nevada SB 90
A coalition letter opposing the designation of wild mustangs as the state horse of Nevada.