Outdoor Industry, Feds Discuss Future and Funding

The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable’s annual Partners Outdoors forum recently brought together more than 150 recreation industry leaders, plus federal agency and conservation partners, to discuss building the recreation workforce through diversified talent, training for anticipated skills gaps, and enhancing career pathways. The event also included sessions on the future of recreation funding, management, and policy. The MIC’s

Outdoor Associations Partner to Expand Reach and Deliver New Benefits to Members

The mutually beneficial partnership will allow ORR to easily communicate important industry updates and information on behalf of its membership of 33 outdoor associations—and counting— to OWAA’s more than 630 outdoor media members.

MIC Names New Executive Director of the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable

The Motorcycle Industry Council’s Outdoor Recreation Roundtable Board of Directors announced the appointment of Jessica Wahl as executive director following an extensive national search.

Motorcycling/ATVing Recognized Among Fastest-Growing Outdoor Recreation Activities by Government Statistics

MIC joined the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable welcoming the final report on government statistics recognizing the outdoor recreation industry as a significant contributor to the U.S. economy.

Powersports Associations Praise Order to Expand Recreation on Public Lands

The powersports industry is praising an order, signed by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, that directs bureaus within the Interior Department to create plans that develop or expand recreational opportunities on public lands.