Hannah Downey, PERC’s policy director, joins Caleb O. Brown of the Cato Daily Podcast to discuss the value of forest management in mitigating catastrophic wildfire, and how federal policy often stands in the way.
A Conservation Approach Where Everyone WinsTate Watkins, Shawn Regan
Environmental conflicts are often zero-sum political battles, but innovative market approaches can bridge ideological divides.
“Cottonwood” Delays Urgently Needed Forest RestorationJonathan Wood
Testimony submitted to the House Natural Resources Committee hearing on forest management.
Montana’s Path to Burning Back BetterHannah Downey
Fixing America’s Forests will require a variety of tools, but Montana has a substantial opportunity to expand the use of prescribed fire on private lands.
Conservatives Can Lead on Conservation and Climate SolutionsBrian Yablonski, Drew Bond, Jeff Kupfer, Benji Backer
Supporting policies that leverage incentives and partnerships to protect our natural heritage should be a big part of our strategy to address environmental challenges.
2023 Forest Management Policy Playbook: State Strategies for Forest Restoration and Wildfire ResponseKendall Cotton, Hannah Downey
State leaders can expand proactive forest restoration and wildfire response capabilities by encouraging collaboration, reducing conflict, and leveraging strategic investments.
Public Comment Supporting the Proposed East Crazy Inspiration Divide Land ExchangeJonathan Wood
The proposed land exchange is a balanced, collaborative solution developed by landowners, tribal representatives, conservation organizations, and recreation groups.