Wins, challenges and Colorado’s national role in the growing clout of outdoor recreation

Wins, challenges and Colorado’s national role in the growing clout of outdoor recreation By tearing down barriers and finding agreement, Jessica Wahl is helping form a collective voice for the recreation industry in Washington, D.C. Article published February 7, 2020 at https://coloradosun.com/2020/02/07/jessica-whal-outdoor-recreation-q-a/ Article written by Jason Blevins of The Outsider As the executive director of the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable — a diverse …

Listen to PPORA Exec. Director’s Interview with Hiking Bob Falcone!

Listen to PPORA Exececutive Director Becky Leinweber’s Interview with Hiking Bob Falcone! Recently, our Executive Director, Becky Leinweber, was interviewed on an episode of the “Outdoors with Hiking Bob” podcast! The interview covered topics such as the mission of the PPORA, the unique partnerships it has helped develop, and the challenges facing outdoor recreation in both the Pikes Peak region …

COILS 2019 Recap

We had so much fun at the the Colorado Outdoor Industry Leadership Summit! The discussions that were had will greatly affect the industry going forward, so we have decided to share the email recap we received! Email and event credit go to the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office. Hello all!  Thank you for joining us at the Colorado Outdoor Recreation …

The Cities That Will Be the Next Dream Outdoor Hubs

Four urban centers that have all the makings of an epic adventure town—without the hype Article written by the editors of Outside Magazine for Outside Online. As people are being priced out of our favorite cities and as urban areas are investing more in green spaces, we asked Outside contributors to name the places they’re heading to for that perfect mix of city …

SURVEY: ANGLERS WOULD PAY MORE TO ELIMINATE SINGLE-USE PLASTICS

SURVEY: ANGLERS WOULD PAY MORE TO ELIMINATE SINGLE-USE PLASTICS FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. — A recent survey by Southwick Associates suggests that more than 30% of anglers would pay more for fishing tackle packaged without single-use plastics.The results, which came packaged as part of Southwick Associates bi-monthly general interest and conservation questionnaire, reveal a growing awareness among outdoor enthusiasts surrounding the impact of …

Colorado Springs passes ordinance to require bear-proof trash cans or alternatives for some residents west of I-25

Colorado Springs passes ordinance to require bear-proof trash cans or alternatives for some residents west of I-25 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – Colorado Springs is now requiring bear-resistant trash cans, with offers of alternatives, for some people who live west of I-25. It’s no secret that area bears have treated west side neighborhoods as their own personal buffet when residents have …

Colorado Brings The Outdoor Industry to Unexpected Places

Colorado Brings The Outdoor Industry to Unexpected Places Outdoor Industries Report: Colorado has emerged as one of the trendiest places to set up shop BY JULIE KAILUS Published: 2019.10.01 08:36 AM Retrieved from https://www.cobizmag.com/Trends/Colorado-Brings-The-Outdoor-Industry-to-Unexpected-Places/ For companies with outdoor products or services, Colorado has emerged as one of the trendiest places to set up shop. Now that Denver hosts Outdoor Retailer three …

THE MOST POWERFUL “SELF-CARE” HABIT IS JUST GETTING OUTSIDE

THE MOST POWERFUL “SELF-CARE” HABIT IS JUST GETTING OUTSIDE Self-care tips are everywhere these days. But we think they’re most powerful when you take them outside.  Written by Krista-Lynn Landolfi (She can be reached at www.selfcare.tips) Published 8/26/2019 in The Dyrt Magazine I learned the importance of self-care the hard way, through collapse, after years of ignoring my body’s requests …

NGA Launches Outdoor Recreation Learning Network To Promote Economic Growth Through The Outdoor Industry

NGA Launches Outdoor Recreation Learning Network To Promote Economic Growth Through The Outdoor Industry Collaboration To Enhance State Strategies On Conservation, Stewardship, Economic Development, Equity, Wellness The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced the launch of the Outdoor Recreation Learning Network to help governors and their staffs leverage their unique natural, cultural and historical resources to advance economic, workforce, health …

Haaland, Curtis Lead SOAR Act in the House

Bipartisan Simplifying Outdoor Access for Recreation (SOAR) Act would streamline the recreational permitting process WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Deb Haaland and John Curtis introduced the Simplifying Outdoor Access for Recreation (SOAR) Act, a bill that would make outdoor recreation more accessible to everyone by streamlining the permitting process for outfitters, educational organizations, and community groups.  “Our country is full of beautiful places that …