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Interior prioritizes recreation access with new Secretarial Order

Last Thursday, the U.S. Department of the Interior released a Secretarial Order that will help prevent the sale of public lands important to outdoor recreation, while ensuring that public access be a key consideration in land exchanges. NMMA and its outdoor recreation coalition partners applauded the action, calling the move a big win for the community.   Secretarial Order 3373 ...

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Recreation leaders meet with Agriculture Secretary, highlight opportunities for 2019

Recreation took center stage at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Jan. 8 as Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) leaders and recreation company CEOs met with Secretary Sonny Perdue, Under Secretary for Natural Resources and the Environment Jim Hubbard and other key officials.  The group noted the importance of national forests to many recreational activities, and highlighted the world-class experiences ...

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Outdoor recreation is driving the U.S. economy

As we move into the autumn months, many are looking back fondly on time spent this summer enjoying America’s great outdoors. Whether a family vacation to one of America’s majestic national parks or an afternoon enjoyed with friends on one of our country’s countless waterways, the memories made will be everlasting. And, in the process, many played an important role ...

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Interior Secretary Zinke signs orders to increase recreational opportunities

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has signed two secretarial orders continuing his efforts to prioritize the Department of Interior’s recreation mission and increase access to public lands. Secretarial Order 3366 directs certain Interior bureaus to create and deliver plans to the department within 90 days that focus on developing or expanding recreational opportunities on public lands and waterways. ...

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Outdoor Recreation Roundtable partners welcome advisory committee

The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR), of which the National Marine Manufacturers Association is a leading member, has welcomed the U.S. Department of the Interior’s announcement of the members of the newly-established Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee. The statement followed the Department of Interior's announcement of the Committee on Monday. The Committee is charged with finding solutions that will improve and conserve ...

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Outdoor Recreation Roundtable praises wildfire funding reform

The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR), of which the National Marine Manufacturers Association is a leading member, celebrates passage of wildfire funding reform as part of the FY18 Omnibus Spending Bill. This new legislation supports long-term wildfire mitigation practices and safeguards important forest programs including recreation, ensuring Americans continue to have access to healthy, active outdoor recreation on their public lands. ...

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Outdoor Recreation Roundtable issues action call to state governors

The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable has called for governors in all 50 states to establish an Outdoor Recreation Industry Office (OREC) and reaffirmed its commitment to working collaboratively with state leaders to advance outdoor recreation priorities across the country. This call follows last week’s National Governors Association Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C., during which ORR met with several governors and Interior ...

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American Recreation Coalition, Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable unifies as Outdoor Recreation Roundtable

NMMA and other leading recreation industry groups recently announced the formation of the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR), a powerful unified entity that will provide a strong voice for outdoor recreation across America. The new organization combines the Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable, a coalition of America’s leading outdoor recreation trade associations, which was formed in 2017, and the American Recreation Coalition ...

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