While some threats to national forests, like climate change, may require long-term policy changes, there is an urgent need to address extreme wildfire risks now.
Montana is changing, and it needs new policy tools to conserve the natural wonders that make it The Last Best Place.
Fee revenues not only help manage the snowballing costs of visitor impacts amidst record attendance, they can also ensure we preserve parks into the future.
After a summer of flames and smoke, policymakers can—and must—improve policies to reduce the risk of future catastrophic wildfires.
Montana needs new, collaborative solutions that address the needs of landowners while enhancing wildlife conservation.
Establishing a new corps program will not resolve fundamental obstacles that hinder broad conservation and restoration work.
States, tribes and the private sector are stepping up to restore America’s forests and reduce wildfire risks. Policy reforms could empower them to go even further.
PERC research fellow Holly Fretwell appears on C-SPAN's Washington Journal to discuss how we can foster resilient forests and mitigate wildfire risk.