The Role of Private Lands in Conserving Yellowstone’s Wildlife in the Twenty-First Century

Source: Property and Environment Research Center
by Arthur Middleton, Temple Stoellinger, Drew Bennett, Travis Brammer, Laura Gigliotti, Hilary Byerly Flint, Samantha M Maher, & Bryan Leonard

“Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park lie at the core of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE), one of the world’s largest nearly intact temperate-zone ecosystems and a globally significant model for natural resource management. … This paper brings together insights from several fields, including environmental history, ecology, economics, human geography, and law, to identify the necessary conditions for a successful expansion of private-lands conservation in the GYE.” [summary — full paper available as PDF download] (08/03/22)