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Federal report formally recognizes outdoor recreation’s economic impact

The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable today welcomed the final report on the first-ever government statistics recognizing the outdoor recreation industry as a significant contributor to the U.S. economy. The report, federally funded by the U.S. Departments of the Interior, Agriculture and Commerce, was released today by Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The new measurement is called the Outdoor Recreation Satellite ...

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