16 Oct '11, 1pm

How Much Is Wilderness Worth?: Protecting wilderness is usually good for local economies, but that's not why we

How Much Is Wilderness Worth?: Protecting wilderness is usually good for local economies, but that's not why we

October 16, 2011 at 9:29AM by Jim DiPeso | comment Got a nice compliment from Headwaters Economics about last week's posting that profiled wilderness areas that Republican lawmakers have proposed for permanent protection . Headwaters sent me a link to a research brief from Utah State University professors arguing that wilderness designations are a net economic loser for nearby counties, resulting in reduced per capita income, payrolls, and tax receipts. Headwaters came right back at 'em with a critique of the brief, pointing out analytical flaws and the countervailing, peer-reviewed evidence documenting the economic benefits of wilderness for nearby communities. It's never a bad idea to push back against factions and interest groups pushing tiresome, discreditable arguments that conservation is bad for the economy. Never tire of pointing out that Arizona mining interests w...

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