Our industry faces a number of challenges in the coming years, among them is ensuring that we have government support for the lands on which we all recreate.  Success in this arena, coupled with the challenge of engaging our youth and attracting a more diverse group of outdoor recreationalists will ensure the continued growth of the outdoor industry.  Check out the attached article outlining President Obama’s proposed 2013 budget relative to spending on the outdoors.

What do you think? What your company, store or brand doing to encourage people to get outside and play?
President’s Budget Boosts Close-to-Home Recreation from Outdoor Industry News

Longs from Twin Peaks - photo by Jack Brauer (widerange.org)
Longs from Twin Peaks – photo by Jack Brauer (widerange.org)

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