Recreation Northwest

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

Recreation Northwest’s Recommended Readings at Village Books

Village Books has selected Recreation Northwest to be the first recipient of their new Round it UP community support program, a new, amazingly simple giving program created to support local nonprofits! Each season, Village Books will feature a different nonprofit partner that will benefit when you choose to Round It Up, increasing your purchase to the nearest dollar. (… Continue reading

Recreation Economy round-up – May 2017

It’s been a big month for Recreation Economy news and momentum. Here’s a re-cap of some of the noteworthy stories. 

OIA’s Outdoor Recreation Economy Report The outdoor recreation industry is a powerful force in the overall U.S. economy, with consumers spending $887 billion annually on outdoor recreation and creating 7.6 million American jobs.

Close To Home: An Axis of… Continue reading

Walking the Walk, Talking the Talk

Our Fairhaven Park Trail and Wetland Boardwalk project is a community effort. Our role as the stewards of this special piece of property is currently wrapped up in our planning, permitting and planning phases. Yes, lots of planning. We are fortunate to have a highly skilled and dedicated Trail Team on this project.

This morning I got to spend time… Continue reading