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Outdoor Recreation

November 5, 2019, 7am PST
Construction of a border wall would have grave social and environmental consequences, but retailers with clout are not stepping up as they have when other places have been threatened.
High Country News
September 12, 2019, 2pm PDT
The rapidly declining number of elk around Vail, Colorado reveals the impacts of the increasing population of outdoor recreation.
The Guardian
March 2, 2018, 1pm PST
Jefferson County, Colorado, an outdoor recreation paradise located between Denver and the Front Range, will begin allowing electric-assist bikes (e-bikes) on its trails.
The Denver Post
February 18, 2018, 9am PST
The outdoor recreation industry grew faster in 2016 than the rest of the U.S. economy.
Earther
October 29, 2017, 11am PDT
The city of Los Angeles created a new plan to notify the public about high levels of E.coli in the Los Angeles River after kayakers were exposed to E.coli earlier this fall.
KPCC
June 16, 2017, 7am PDT
America's freedoms allow Americans the right to complain, vociferously, about things like a planned disc golf course.
The Record
April 28, 2017, 11am PDT
The Executive Order does not roll back the Antiquities Act nor rescind any designations made by presidents Clinton, George W. Bush, or Obama, but does call for their review if over 100,000 acres. President Trump feels that the act has been misused.
The Washington Post
April 26, 2017, 9am PDT
As the Outdoor Industry Association gathered for its annual advocacy trip to Washington, D.C., the industry is marshaling its resources for an expected political battle with the Trump Administration.
The Denver Post