Next 100 Coalition Applauds Gov. Hickenlooper’s EO on Collaboration, DEI in CO Public Lands and Outdoor Recreation Economy

Denver, CO, October 26, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today signed an executive order creating the Inter-Agency Trails and Recreation Council, alongside an announcement of economic contribution numbers that demonstrate the outsize impact that outdoor recreation has on Colorado’s economy. The executive order cites the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion as the state works […]

Outdoor Diversity and Inclusion Advocates Press Congress for Swift Passage of Deferred Maintenance Backlog Bill

Washington, D.C., September 20, 2018 – Aging infrastructure, years of inconsistent federal funding for our parks, and record high visitation levels have all contributed to a deferred maintenance backlog of $11.6 billion — more than triple the annual National Park Service (NPS) budget. These deferred maintenance needs pose one of the greatest risks to protecting […]