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

ORR Calls Out Two Key Provisions in the FY 2022 Omnibus that Bolster the Outdoor Recreation Industry

Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) celebrated two provisions key to bolstering the outdoor recreation industry in the recently passed FY 2022 Omnibus Appropriations Bill. Along with applauding the bipartisan funding of the government, ORR applauds the continued funding of $1.5 million for the Outdoor Recreation Satellite Account (ORSA). Additionally, Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Michael Bennet…Read More