Here’s a re-cap of some of the noteworthy Recreation Economy stories from the past month. Enjoy and then head outside for some winter fun.
Giving Away Our Public Lands for Free?
The 115th Congress spent the first day of its new session making it easier to sell off our public lands.
The Outdoor Industry Is About to Become a Serious Political Force
President Obama signed a bill that would finally measure the size of the industry—and lobbyists can’t wait to flex that muscle
Policy Blog: Centennial Act Passage Among One of the Last Actions as the 114th Congress Closes Out
The outdoor community woke up Saturday morning to an unlikely surprise—earlier that morning at 6:39, the Senate passed the National Park Service (NPS) Centennial Act
OIA’s Top Stories of 2016
Curious what caught others’ attention throughout the year? Here is a roundup of our top-read stories from 2016.
April is a co-founder and former co-Executive Director for Recreation Northwest. She has a passion for place and loves exploring, experiencing and sharing the beauty of the pacific northwest. She is currently working with Ocean Conservancy to protect our oceans, specifically the Arctic.