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The Economic Benefit of #MoreSnowDays

Posted by Megan Doherty at Dec 05, 2013 12:00 AM |
Outdoor recreation is an economic powerhouse in the United States, each year generating $646 billion in consumer spending and 6.1 million direct jobs.

The economic impact of the outdoor recreation industry cannot be understated.  Outdoor recreation is an economic powerhouse in the United States, each year generating $646 billion in consumer spending and 6.1 million direct jobs. The industry generates $39.9 billion in federal tax revenue and $39.7 in state and local revenue.

See why the outdoor industry and the economy need to tackle climate change to ensure #MoreSnowDays.