NEWS

Agents of Discovery and Outdoor Recreation Roundtable Honor Partners, Celebrate D.C. Explorer Campaign

Agents of Discovery and the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable – along with participating sites and partners – celebrated the D.C. Explorer Campaign with a reception at ORR’s offices December 11.  The campaign ran June 7 – November 1, 2018, and involved nine locations across D.C., Maryland and Virginia.  Public and private partners from the federal, state and local…Read More

George H. W. Bush – A Champion of America’s Great Outdoors

During recent ceremonies at the U.S. Capitol, the Washington Cathedral and in Houston George H.W. Bush was honored for his leadership, his patriotism and his remarkable circle of friends.  His love of boating and fishing and the great outdoors was referenced multiple times – including talk of his boat, Fidelity, a not-too-traditional fishing boat –…Read More

President George H. W. Bush – A Legacy in America’s Great Outdoors

During ceremonies this week in the U.S. Capitol and at the Washington Cathedral, George H.W. Bush was honored for his leadership, his patriotism and his remarkable circle of friends.  His love of boating and fishing and the great outdoors was referenced multiple times – including talk of his boat, Fidelity, a not-too-traditional fishing boat –…Read More

Planning Underway for Next Chapter of Partners Outdoors

Partners Outdoors – a unique gathering of recreation community leaders from the private and public sectors – has been a mainstay of the outdoor recreation community for almost 30 years. This special meeting is designed to promote public-private brainstorming focused on identifying workable, innovative solutions to recreation management challenges. Partners Outdoors 2018 was one of…Read More

Make a Family Holiday Memory on Your National Forests

Thanksgiving is here, and that means the holidays are right around the corner.  This year, make plans for a great family experience – cutting your own Christmas tree on a national forest!   The U.S. Forest Service has a special program that allows fourth graders with an Every Kid in a Park pass to obtain a…Read More