The Clearwater Basin Collaborative is a diverse group of regional interests working together to craft a plan for the protection, use, and management of National Forest land within the Clearwater Basin in Idaho.
This report examines how investments in conservation and restoration provide both an immediate return through employment and revenue and help promote long-term economic growth that extends far beyond tourism.
This report focuses on the economic and fiscal contributions of the oil and natural gas industries in Montana, including a case study of the Powder River Basin.
This report studies the significance of fossil fuel development in Wyoming, with a case study of the energy-focused county of Sweetwater County.
These studies review the fiscal impact on Mineral and Lake counties of the Montana Legacy Project.
This report explores the significance of fossil fuel energy development for Colorado with a case study of the implications for the West Slope economy.
This report, a first step toward understanding how paving rural roads impacts land use, reviewed eight projects in western Montana
Headwaters Economics developed historical and forecasted housing data for the High Divide based on county tax assessor records. Download GIS data showing 2013 home counts per Public Land Survey Section.
This report examines how residential development adds to the costs of fighting wildfires, using Montana as a case study.
This report explores the question of whether and how rural, isolated communities can benefit from being gateways to large expanses of public lands.
The workshop involved the public in developing a new Forest Plan in light of the socioeconomic situation of the area and how it has changed since the last Forest Plan was adopted.