PERC (the Property and Environment Research Center) has put together a package of articles that elucidate lessons from the TV show “Yellowstone.” Writes PERC:
“’Yellowstone,’ starring Kevin Costner, is one of the most popular shows on television. The action-packed drama follows the travails of a prominent Montana ranching family as they confront an onslaught of challenges to their way of life. The show sparked renewed interest in the American West and a creative idea at PERC. After bringing together researchers, practitioners, and policy experts—and even some ‘Yellowstone’ cast members—for a PERC workshop this past summer, this special issue of PERC Reports was born. In it, we use ‘Yellowstone’s portrayals of the Rocky Mountain West to examine real-world western issues.”
Following in the very dramatic steps of “Yellowstone,” PERC doesn’t hold back in the topics it delves into. Among others, the stories cover:
The importance of fencing in an open-range state like Montana.
Image from “Yellowstone,” at top, courtesy of Paramount Network.