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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

ORR Celebrates Climate & Recreation Investments in Build Back Better Proposal

Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) provided the following statement after President Biden released an updated Build Back Better plan. “The Build Back Better plan includes historic investments in fighting climate change that are necessary to grow our nation’s economy, bolster the $788 billion outdoor recreation economy and protect the public lands and waters our industry relies…Read More

Outdoor sector DEI coalition announces membership, advisory & governance councils

Together Outdoors (TO), a coalition supported by the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable and comprised of businesses and organizations in the outdoor recreation industry committed to justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion (JEDI/DEI) in the outdoors, announced their Advisory and Governance Councils today. These established leaders who represent affinity groups, NGOs, public and private-sector organizations, and academic interests…Read More