NEWS

ORR Proposes CARES Act Fixes to Support Outdoor Recreation Businesses

Americans’ lives and communities have changed dramatically in recent weeks. As schools, businesses, shops and more temporarily close because of COVID-19, Americans are looking to the outdoors – while adhering to CDC guidelines – to provide a necessary reprieve from the intense mental and physical stress caused by this crisis and the vital efforts to…Read More

Outdoor Recreation Roundtable Brings Top-Tier Talent to Team with Lindsey Davis

The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR), America’s leading coalition of outdoor recreation trade associations and organizations working to promote the growth of the outdoor recreation economy and outdoor recreation activities, has hired successful business entrepreneur and strategist, Lindsey Davis to offer increased support to our members during these difficult times. Our collective voice is needed now…Read More

ORR Welcomes New Members to the Coalition

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the outdoor recreation business community is coming together to strengthen the entire recreation sector – including thousands of small businesses and millions of workers – during this turbulent time. Now, more than ever, we need this collective voice to provide support to the outdoor recreation economy, outdoor enthusiasts, and the local, state…Read More

Recreation Leaders Applaud Senate Efforts to Fix the Maintenance Backlog and Fund Conservation on Public Lands and Waters

Great American Outdoors Act includes critical outdoor recreation infrastructure bill and full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund Today, Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) members lauded the Senate for introducing a bipartisan bill, the Great American Outdoors Act, that prioritizes the $20 billion maintenance backlog facing our public lands and waters and finally fully…Read More

ORR Ignites Progress at Local, State and Federal Levels

Outdoor recreation initiatives are off to a great start in 2020 thanks to Outdoor Recreation Roundtable members at the center of the action. At the state level, Offices of Outdoor Recreation (ORECs) are advancing: Indiana unanimously passed a resolution out of the Senate Natural Resources Committee calling for the creation of an Office of Outdoor Recreation. ORR…Read More