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Outdoor Recreation Roundtable Congratulates President Biden and Vice President Harris

“On behalf of more than thirty organizations that represent the 110,000 businesses and millions of employees nationwide that make up America’s outdoor recreation industry, ORR congratulates President Biden and Vice President Harris on their inauguration. ORR’s members represent America’s hunting, fishing, RVing, biking, hiking, camping, off-roading, diving, boating, horseback and skiing communities, among many others….Read More

ORR Statement on Biden Administration Nominees Critical to the Outdoor Recreation Industry

“ORR and our members congratulate former Secretary Tom Vilsack, Congresswoman Deb Haaland, former Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Katherine Tai on their nominations. While all cabinet level positions are vital to running an effective government, the outdoor recreation industry is particularly impacted by the policies and actions of the Departments of Agriculture, Interior, Transportation and the Office of the…Read More

ORR Announces Communities Receiving Funding to Grow Rural Economies through Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR), in partnership with The VF Foundation, is thrilled to announce four communities receiving funding this year to implement their economic revitalization plans through outdoor recreation projects, infrastructure or activities. The selected communities are Fryeburg, ME; Grants, NM; Jasper, AL; and John Day, OR. Another community — Glenwood Springs, CO — was…Read More

ORR Showcases Need for LWCF Funding from Across the Outdoor Industry

Newly Fully-Funded LWCF will Grow Recreation Economies, Outdoor Access for All Americans Today, Outdoor Recreation Roundtable released the results of an industry-wide survey which collected key projects in need of funding from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). With the passage of the Great American Outdoors Act earlier this year, LWCF now will receive…Read More

ORR Teams with Federal Agencies to Help Rural Communities Grow their Economies through Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) is stepping up to help rural communities reinvigorate their local economies and create resilient communities through outdoor recreation thanks in large part to support from The VF Foundation. The Recreation Economy for Rural Communities assistance program, launched in 2019, is underway and ORR is working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency…Read More