ORR partners with Oregon State University to bring research and education resources to outdoor recreation industry

Oregon State University’s Center for the Outdoor Recreation Economy (CORE) has joined other leading recreation organizations as the newest member of Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR). As ORR’s first higher education member, OSU’s CORE will bring the bandwidth and expertise of a top-tier public university to the $788 billion outdoor recreation industry, supporting the sector’s research…Read More

Broad outdoor recreation coalition calls on Congress to pass first-ever recreation package

Led by the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR), outdoor recreation businesses and associations are calling on Congress to enact legacy legislation for our great outdoors by passing a first-of-its-kind recreation package. There are dozens of bipartisan, bicameral bills that don’t cost taxpayers money and make common sense updates or reforms in order to help outdoor business…Read More

ORR President Jessica Turner to celebrate recreation wins in bipartisan infrastructure deal at White House signing

Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) President Jessica (Wahl) Turner attended the signing of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act at the White House with President Biden and other leaders from across the country. ORR was formed, in large part, to work towards better recognition of the outdoor recreation economy’s contributions to the U.S. economy, as…Read More

$788 Billion Industry Celebrates Recreation Wins in Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) provided the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the infrastructure package, with $100 million in outdoor recreation infrastructure support included, among other programs vital to the outdoor recreation economy, sending it to President Biden’s desk.Read More