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Thursday, October 31 • 8:00am - 9:15am
Breakfast: Environmental Ghost Stories: The Horrors of Government Overreach (Sponsored by PERC)

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From Silent Spring to the Green New Deal, environmental movements hide behind a veil of political romanticism. Join the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC) for breakfast to explore the dismal environmental legacy of government overreach and why market approaches are crucial for conservation. Though creative conservation and voluntary exchange, we can move forward to achieve long-standing environmental success.

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Holly Fretwell

Director of Outreach, PERC
Holly Fretwell is Director of Outreach and a Research Fellow at PERC where she has focused her research on public lands policy, property rights, and markets for over two decades. She is author of Who is Minding the Federal Estate: Political Management of America’s Public Lands... Read More →
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Hannah Downey

Policy and Partnerships Coordinator, PERC
Hannah Downey is the policy and partnerships coordinator at PERC, helping to bring the ideas of free market environmentalism to the policy world. 
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Nick Loris

Deputy Director of the Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies, The Heritage Foundation
Nick an economist, focuses on energy, environmental, and regulatory issues as the Deputy Director of the Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation. Loris studies and writes about energy supplies, energy prices, and other economic effects of environmental... Read More →
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Brian Isom

Research Manager, Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University
Brian Isom is a research manager at the Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University. His role is heavily focused on collaboration with outside scholars and mentoring the center’s student research fellows. His past research has covered issues relating to the regulation... Read More →

Thursday October 31, 2019 8:00am - 9:15am MDT