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Outdoor recreation is an economic powerhouse in the United States. The outdoor recreation economy generated $862 billion in consumer spending and 4.5 million jobs in 2021. As a business, you are the industry’s voice – learn more and be heard.

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THE OUTDOOR RECREATION ECONOMY GENERATES

4.5 million
Direct National Jobs
 
$862 Billion
In Consumer Spending

REVIEW THE FULL NATIONAL AND STATE-LEVEL DATA IN THE 2021 BEA REPORT

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A Force For Policy

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From May 3-5, outdoor industry leaders, policymakers, and other stakeholders gathered in Washington, D.C. to share and collaborate on how we can promote climate change action, inclusion, and outdoor equity.

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On this Earth Day, we on the OIA Government Affairs team are reflecting on notable state-level policies, regulatory changes, and investments that

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Our hard work to promote outdoor recreation and the industry’s policy priorities is reaping benefits.

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Sarah rykal

Senior Manager, Impact for the Climate Action Corps

srykal@outdoorindustry.org

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Kari Shafer

Climate Action Corps Manager, Member Success

kshafer@outdoorindustry.org

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