One of every 20 acres in the western United States is state trust land, managed to generate revenue for public institutions such as schools. Are states maximizing revenue? How are they responding to changing social values? What are the land use implications if federal lands are transferred to states? We take a deep dive with a four-part series.
The outdoor recreation economy is large, growing faster than the overall economy, and includes jobs in many industries. See state-by-state data.
Community leaders learn how to build fire-adapted communities. See video and highlights from a summit held at Big Sky, Montana.
The Economic Profile System (EPS) is an easy way to create free, customized reports for your community about demographics, tourism, land use, economic sectors, and more.