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Politicians, Listen Up: Outdoor Rec Brings Big Money

April 26, 2018View for printing

“Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children's children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.”

― Theodore Roosevelt

A new Outdoor Industry Association report details outdoor rec spending by congressional district. Lawmakers should take note.

Districts with high levels of outdoor recreation spending, which correlates to public land access, are represented by some of the most anti-public land congresspeople out there.

Jake Bullinger

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