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The Oregon Water Trust

Rocky Webb was born and raised on his family’s cattle ranch in central Oregon. First homesteaded by his grandfather nearly a century ago, the ranch…

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Natural Bridge of Virginia

Many tourists to the Commonwealth of Virginia with sufficient time and interest to see anything beyond the big three of Colonial Williamsburg Restoration-Jamestown, Washington’s Mount…

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Common and Private Property Rights

Introduction Property rights theorists and others considering various conservation regimes often differentiate between common and private property rights institutions. There is a rich…

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The Roney Land and Cattle Company, Inc.

The Roney Ranch is part of one of the most unique landscapes in California’s Sacramento Valley, the Vina Plains. Covering some 150 square miles northeast…

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Viansa Winery Wetlands

Sam and Vicki Sebastiani are the third generation heirs to one of California's most noted and historic wine families, Sebastiani Vineyards. The winery was…

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The Wood Duck

The wood duck has long occupied a special place in the hearts of waterfowl fanciers, hunters, bird watchers, and others because of the male’s striking…

Energy and Environment

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The Costs of Kyoto

In 1997, the Competitive Enterprise Institute set out to answer just that question. CEI sponsored a conference on the implications of an international treaty…

Climate

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The Karner Blue Butterfly

In 1992 the Fish and Wildlife Service listed the Karner blue butterfly as an endangered species. Although now considered rare and declining in…

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Emerging Technologies

  Executive Summary Until recently, the prevailing notion among regulators was that fisheries should be open and available to everyone. This assured that fisheries were…