Incentives for Restoration and Property Rights for Conservation

In June, I had the opportunity to attend a student colloquium hosted by the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC) on the theme of “Property Rights, Markets, and Freedom.” PERC is an institute based out of Bozeman, Montana. For more than thirty years, the institute has steadily been advancing the concept of free market environmentalism. I must admit – the experience of being the only Canadian in a group of twenty-five students from all across the United States was just as interesting as the topics discussed during the week!

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