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Zinke, members Congress host events to highlight outdoor recreational industry

On Tuesday, July 18, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, members of Congress, and senior members of the outdoor recreation industry will meet at the U.S. Department of the Interior for a discussion about using public-private partnerships to improve visitor experiences on public lands and waters and help reduce the department’s maintenance backlog. The event will also include a showcase ...

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Industry groups praise Secretary Zinke in open letter

In an open letter published yesterday in the Wall Street Journal, executives from the marine industry joined a group more than 100 outdoor recreation industry companies praised the agenda being set by Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke during the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency. These executives represent many segments of the $887 billion outdoor recreation industry ...

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Boating industry, outdoors groups meet with administration officials

Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable

The Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable met with senior officials from the U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Forest Service Monday, for the first of what’s expected to be a series of official meetings to address boating and outdoor recreation expansion and improvements. The ORIR includes several groups in the boating industry, including BoatUS, MRAA and NMMA. Outdoor recreation is ...

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ORIR holds Capitol Hill briefings on growing the outdoor recreation economy

Outdoor recreation took center stage on Capitol Hill March 7. The Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable held briefings for staffers from both the U.S. House of Representatives and the United States Senate, introducing the newly formed organization itself and detailing the tremendous economic impact of outdoor recreation within the United States. ORIR representatives reported that outdoor recreation generates $646 billion in ...

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Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke meets with ORIR members, signs secretarial orders

On his first day in office, Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke issued two secretarial orders that expand access to public lands and increase hunting, fishing, and recreation opportunities nationwide. These orders deliver on promises made by both President Donald J. Trump and Secretary Zinke to expand access to America’s public lands. The action was hailed by representatives from ...

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Zinke confirmed as Secretary of the Interior, recreational groups applaud

On Wednesday, the Senate voted 68-31 to confirm Representative Ryan Zinke of Montana as the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior. The Department of the Interior is responsible for the management and conservation of the vast majority of America’s public lands and natural resources including hundreds of millions of acres of national parks, wildlife refuges and BLM ...

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Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable urges action on Zinke nomination

The Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable urged Senate leaders Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to promptly bring Interior Secretary-designate Ryan Zinke’s nomination to the Senate floor and support his confirmation, saying “The Department needs active policy leadership as soon as possible.” Three key recreation industry leaders explained the importance of confirming the nominee in the letter. The nomination of ...

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Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable supports Interior Secretary-designate Ryan Zinke

Declaring himself “an unapologetic admirer of Teddy Roosevelt,” Interior Secretary-designate Ryan Zinke testified today before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, which is considering his nomination to serve as the nation’s 52nd Secretary of the Interior. His remarks drew praise from the Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable, which supports Zinke’s nomination. Referring to former President Roosevelt, Zinke, who ...

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