As the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act (S. 3422) has passed the Senate and now goes to the House, the cry for increased investment in public lands and outdoor recreation clearly has an audience. As communities throughout the US seek to build the path to recovery from impacts of COVID-19, outdoor recreation will be integral.
Stephanie Bertaina, Senior Policy Analyst, EPA Office of Community Revitalization
Timothy W. O’Connell, West Region Coordinator, Rural Development Innovation Center, USDA
Ray Rasker, Ph.D., Executive Director, Headwaters Economics