NEWS

Outdoor Rec. Industry & Agency Leaders Celebrate 1st Anniversary of GAOA Passage, Discuss Implementation Progress

Washington, D.C. – Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR), the country’s leading outdoor recreation coalition, in partnership with the USDA Forest Service, Department of the Interior (DOI) and a diverse range of outdoor recreation partners, joined together today to discuss implementation of the most important outdoor recreation legislation in the 21st century – the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA). Jessica…Read More

$788 Billion Outdoor Recreation Industry Rallies Behind Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

On behalf of the growing $788 billion outdoor industry, the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable expresses our strong support for quickly advancing bipartisan infrastructure legislation. We appreciate the hard work by President Biden, members of his administration and the US Senate to come to an agreement on a broad and impactful bipartisan infrastructure package that invests in our…Read More

ORR Applauds Funding Opportunity for Rural “Gateway” Communities

Outdoor Recreation Roundtable released the following statement regarding today’s Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) (link) to support economic development through outdoor recreation.  “The EDA’s announcement of $750 million in funds to support gateway communities’ economies is welcome news for the outdoor recreation community as we work to help rural communities recover…Read More

ORR Celebrates Senate Passage of Great Outdoors Month® Resolution 

The United States Senate declared June 2021 Great Outdoors Month® by passing Senate Resolution 273 June 16th. This is the fifth year in a row the Senate has recognized Great Outdoors Month®, which began in 1998 under President Bill Clinton and has grown tremendously under ORR’s coordination as a celebration of America’s public lands and waters…Read More

Cross-Sector Coalition Comes Together to Help Create a More Welcoming & Inclusive Outdoors

Outdoor Recreation Roundtable teams with industry leaders to foster access and inclusion in the recreation economy The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) has partnered with THOR Industries (NYSE: THO), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of recreational vehicles, to establish a coalition to help ensure everyone feels welcome in all facets of outdoor recreation activities – from camping…Read More