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Senate Committee holds hearing on outdoor recreation infrastructure

This morning, the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources will hold a hearing on improving access, infrastructure, and permitting for outdoor recreation. The National Marine Manufacturers Association applauded the committee’s leadership for convening the hearing, noting that the action shows outdoor recreation remains a key bipartisan priority. Ahead of the hearing, NMMA senior vice president of government relations ...

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House approves Natural Resources Management Act, awaits President Trump’s signature

On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Natural Resources Management Act (S. 47) – bipartisan legislation would bolster conservation efforts and access to public lands and waters. NMMA applauded the bill’s passage – a top priority of the outdoor recreation community – and urged President Trump to sign it into law. “The House’s unanimous approval of the National ...

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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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Outdoor recreation industries impact U.S. economy

The Outdoor Industry Association recently released its report, “The Outdoor Recreation Economy,” which highlights the economic impact of the many outdoor recreation industries in the U.S. “The outdoor industry is more than just fun. It’s more than just something people do. It’s something that employs millions of Americans, it provides billions in tax dollars and spending, and if anything it brings ...

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