President Trump proclaims June 2017 Great Outdoors Month

President Donald J. Trump has proclaimed June as Great Outdoors Month marking the 15th time a president has recognized the importance of the Great Outdoors with a presidential proclamation. He is the third president to celebrate Great Outdoors Month and the fifth to take action on either the month or its predecessor, Great Outdoors Week. The proclamation, which was requested by more than two dozen organizations, encourages all Americans to get outdoors and enjoy healthy, active fun.  Great Outdoors Month features tens of thousands of diverse events on land and water in all 50 states, which will welcome millions to the Great Outdoors during June.

“With June comes the summer sun, longer days and warmer weather – the perfect opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. During Great Outdoors Month, we encourage all Americans to experience the beauty and adventure of our Nation’s lakes, mountains and forests, and even of their own backyards.” – President Donald J. Trump

See the president’s proclamation at

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