American Recreation Coalition

News Release FICOR Holds Forum at Partners Outdoors 2014


This news release is available as a .pdf here.

Washington, D.C. (June 19, 2014) - Partners in Stewardship Through Volunteers and 21 Century CSC – a featured part of the third day of Partners Outdoors 2014 – offered st an exciting view of efforts underway and proposed for greatly expanding the role of conservation service corps and volunteers on public lands and waters. The two-hour session was developed by the Federal Interagency Council on Outdoor Recreation (FICOR), the coordinating body of directors of agencies that manage Federal outdoor recreation facilities, lands and waters.

GO Day Photo Mosaic

GO Day participants from around the country sent in photos of themselves enjoying America’s Great Outdoors. Whether part of an official GO Day event, or just taking advantage of the natural wonders in our own backyards with help from Yonder, people of all ages proved there is no better way to achieve a fun, healthy lifestyle than getting outdoors as part of Great Outdoors Month. To celebrate this spirit, we took all the submitted photos and created a photo mosaic, which you can see here. We hope you enjoy it, and if you have any photos you want to see added, email them to

Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe Proclaims June Great Outdoors Month

Idaho Governor Butch Otter Proclaims June 2014 Great Outdoors Month

Sec. Jewell with GOM Procs

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell displays President Obama’s proclamation of June as Great Outdoors Month, in front of similar proclamations from state Governors. Proclamations can be viewed and downloaded