ORR Wants to Cut the Red Tape to Getting Outside

Outdoor Recreation Roundtable threw its support behind Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Representative Blake Moore’s (R-UT) reintroduced Recreation Not Red Tape Act to lower obstacles for people to recreate in, improve and prioritize the outdoors. The bill tackles cumbersome permitting and other processes for outdoor guides, as well as trail and forest maintenance while encouraging…Read More

Premier Outdoor Recreation Ideas Exchange at Virtual ‘Partners Outdoors’ Event in June

For almost 30 years, Partners Outdoors has been the premiere venue where stakeholders from the federal agencies, business, and non-profit sectors come together to discuss the future of outdoor recreation. The annual conference hosted by the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable is back and scheduled for June 1 & 2, 2021 after a year hiatus due to COVID. “We…Read More

ORR Encouraged by Administration’s Commitment to Recreation Access in ‘America the Beautiful’ Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Outdoor Recreation Roundtable, the nation’s leading outdoor recreation coalition, released the following statement on the Biden administration’s ‘Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful’ report. “The bottom line is that access to healthier public lands and waters means more opportunities for Americans to recreate outside and for communities’ economies to thrive,” said Jessica…Read More

Colorado’s Outdoor Industry Leaders Team Up to Remove Accessibility Barriers

Colorado’s western slope offers limitless outdoor adventure opportunities, and a new partnership among national, state and local entities, including the Outdoor Recreation Industry Office (OREC) and the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) is addressing accessibility barriers. The Glenwood Springs Gear Library provides free outdoor gear and additional information to help remove barriers to participation.  “Colorado’s majestic outdoors belongs…Read More

Job Posting: JEDI Coalition Lead

PDF Title: Coalition Lead  Hours: 1 year, full-time, contract position   Reports to: Vice President  Location: Washington, D.C. area preferred, remote considered   About The Position: For the outdoor industry to thrive and remain relevant while also contributing to access and equity for a better outdoor industry, it must become more inclusive for  groups who have historically…Read More