I am not the person you’d expect to be an outspoken supporter of hunting as a conservation tool. I’ve been … More
The federal Endangered Species Act has generated a lot of conflict over the last 44 years, but has little to … More
The environmental movement is young by constitutional standards, gaining steam in the early 20th century and becoming a powerful political … More
A four-year battle between the federal government and Duarte Nursery over the farm’s plowing of a field to plant wheat—for … More
Designating uninhabitable private land as “critical habitat” discourages private conservation with no compensating benefit for species.
At long last, the Administration has chosen an acting leader for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service—an important federal agency … More
For three years, Utah has worked with property owners to protect prairie dogs. But a decision from the Tenth Circuit threatens to get rid of that conservation program and replace it with more conflict.
DOJ’s resistance to environmental groups’ effort to radically expand overcriminalization under the Endangered Species Act shows the long-term impacts of earlier, successful challenges to overcriminalization.
To protect endangered species, we need to rely more on property rights and less on regulation.
The Endangered Species Act is popular, despite an abysmal recovery rate, because of survey bias, voter ignorance, and poor debate.