ORR Celebrates Connecticut’s New Office of Outdoor Recreation

Nutmeg State Becomes 21st State to Create Office of Outdoor Recreation WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 11, 2024 – Outdoor Recreation Roundtable applauded the announcement of Connecticut’s new Office of Outdoor Industry and Experiences, created today through executive order by Governor Ned Lamont at an event at Mohawk Mountain. This announcement marks the 21st State Office…

EDA Competitive Recreation Funding Hub

In 2021, ORR worked to ensure funding for outdoor recreation as part of the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) American Rescue Plan funding. This effort was rewarded when EDA announced $750 million in funding for Travel, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation projects, helping grow the recreation economy nationwide. $510 million of this funding was distributed in the…