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Let’s Talk Water Trails at Basecamp – Tuesday, April 10th

We are wrapping up winter with our final Basecamp event of the season. Join us at Stones Throw Brewery with fellow Recreationists to talk some shop with other cool folks. We’ll be in the back of the pub down in the fire pit out back. Come be a part of the conversation that helps drive our outdoor recreation community. … Continue reading

Recreation Economy round-up – December 2017

Here’s a re-cap of some of the noteworthy recreation economy stories from the past month. 

Superfeet takes another big step, and that means more jobs in Ferndale The Ferndale-based manufacturer announced this week that it will begin production of custom-fit recovery slides, or the sandals people put on after a run. The company also announced it is partnering with… Continue reading

Portland Athletic & Outdoor Industry

This was shared with me by our VP, Brian Roche. Brian also works for local outdoor manufacturer Gear Aid. He has his finger on the pulse of the industry. 

Hit the play button on the website and it takes you through the last 100+ years of business development in the Portland Athletic & Outdoor Industry.  It is crazy… Continue reading

Recreation Economy round-up – August 2017

Here’s a re-cap of some of the noteworthy recreation economy stories from the past month. 

Outdoor recreation economy continues to grow in Washington National trade association calculates $26.2 billion in statewide annual economic impact

New Statewide Collaborative Focuses On Vermont’s Outdoor Recreation Economy Recreation businesses involving activities such as skiing, hiking, mountain biking and boating bring a lot of… Continue reading

Recreation Economy round-up – July 2017

Here’s a re-cap of some of the noteworthy recreation economy stories from the past month. 

Economic impact of travel spending to Snohomish County reaches over $1 billion in 2016 “Tourism and outdoor recreation in Snohomish County is a significant contributor to our local economy. The things that make Snohomish County a great place for visitors also makes it a… Continue reading

Recreation Economy round-up – June 2017

Here’s a re-cap of some of the noteworthy recreation economy stories from the past month. 

Outdoor gear companies take on Trump Companies that make and sell outdoor gear, such as Patagonia, REI and The North Face, are forcefully criticizing Trump for trying to roll back former President Obama’s actions on protecting public land and fighting climate change.

National monuments… Continue reading

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