Follow the Money
A Spatial History of In-Lieu Programs for Western Federal Lands
Joseph E Taylor III, Erik Steiner, Krista Fryauff, Celena Allen, Alex Sherman, Zephyr Frank
In-lieu programs compensate states and counties for lost tax revenue for activities on public lands. This is an ongoing project to collect and project data on the history and geography of these programs in the Western U.S., and to provide the public and scholars with reliable data on county transfer payments from federal lands.