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Outdoor recreation industry showcases power of Americans getting outside in new video touting recreation’s economic and health benefits

Applauds Senate committee approval of first-ever recreation package that will improve outdoor access, experiences On the same day the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee passed the first-ever recreation package, Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) and its members released an energizing video highlighting myriad outdoor recreation activities, the $689 billion outdoor recreation economy, and the over 4.3 million jobs it…Read More

ORR Spearheads First-Ever Cross-Sector Summit on EVs & Clean Technologies for Recreation Industry

Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) held the first-ever Electric Vehicle & Next Generation Technologies for Outdoor Recreation Summit today to convene discussion around the strategic deployment of electric vehicles and other green technologies into the outdoor recreation market and economy. The event kicked off with remarks from Austin Brown, Senior Director of Transportation Emissions at the White House and included…Read More

ORR Applauds USDA’s $800 million Investment in Climate Smart Infrastructure

Announcement of climate-smart investments timely for Wednesday’s outdoor sector summit on next generation, electric recreation vehicles Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) celebrates Secretary Tom Vilsack’s announcement that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing nearly $800 million in climate-smart infrastructure across 40 states and several U.S. territories. The investments will support better access to safe water and/or…Read More

ORR applauds Administration’s $2.8 billion investment in public lands infrastructure and access

Will help build the national and local outdoor recreation economies and get more Americans outdoors Outdoor Recreation Roundtable statement on the announcement by the Departments of the Interior and Agriculture Fy23 budget proposal to invest $2.8 billion – $1.9 billion for the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund (LRF) and full funding of…Read More

ORR Celebrates Pennsylvania’s New Director of Outdoor Recreation

Position Underscores Importance and Benefits of the Outdoor Recreation Economy Outdoor Recreation Roundtable applauded the hire of Pennsylvania’s new Director of Outdoor Recreation, Nathan Reigner, today at an event highlighting the new position and outdoor recreation’s importance to the state. Outdoor recreation generates $11.8 billion for the Keystone State’s economy, is 1.5 percent of its…Read More