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.
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
This summer we will be offering free training/course preview for the Bellingham Traverse. These events are free, with the caveat that we are out to have Fun! We will be previewing the Mountain Bike, Trail Run and Paddle courses to give people a chance to see exactly where the course goes. The Greenways Run and Road Bike courses are… Continue reading
There is so much research coming out of why it’s beneficial to spend time outside that we wanted to share it with you. Once a month we’ll share a collection of some of the best tidbits along with other park prescription success stories.
Hikers tour Hundred Acre Wood with Parkscriptions program Recreation Northwest showed some 60 people a glimpse… Continue reading
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.
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