Pure Nature Preserves Without Homesteading

From: N
Sent: Tuesday, April 05, 2016 10:39 AM
To: walter block
Subject: Nathan Fryzek

How can we have private nature reserves if you must homestead land in order to own it and if entrapping non homesteaded land is illegal?

Dear N:

Please read this article, which answers that question:

Block, Walter E. and Michael R. Edelstein. 2012. “Popsicle sticks and homesteading land for nature preserves.” Romanian Economic and Business Review. Vol. 7, No. 1, Spring, pp. 7-13;


Best regards,



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