NEWS

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

ORR Celebrates Secretary Haaland’s Confirmation: Good for Outdoor Recreation, Access & the Economy

“ORR and the entire outdoor recreation industry are excited for Rep. Haaland’s game-changing and historic confirmation to be the next Secretary of the Interior,” said Lindsey Davis, acting executive director of Outdoor Recreation Roundtable. “Throughout her career Rep. Haaland has worked to improve and increase access to the outdoors for recreationists, and she understands how…Read More

Women Leaders in the Outdoor Industry Hold Media Call Discussing Rep. Haaland’s Nomination for Interior and ORR’s Priorities

On the eve of her first Senate confirmation hearing, Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) women leaders held a media discussion regarding Representative Debra Haaland’s nomination to be Secretary of the Interior and what it means for the outdoor industry. Topics covered included ORR’s priorities for Interior including outdoor infrastructure, funding the recreational trails program, bolstering the…Read More