Great Outdoors Week 2006:Meeting Americans' Needs Today and Tomorrow

Washington, D.C. - Great Outdoors Week 2006, June 12 -17, will highlight efforts underway to enhance outdoor recreation for all Americans in the 21st century. Volunteerism, public-private partnerships, improving health through recreation, ensuring strong recreational trails and scenic byways programs, the unveiling of the internet-based Toolbox for the Great Outdoors, Second Edition and more are topics to be addressed in a series of forums throughout the week. Annual awards recognizing the special contributions of many outdoor recreation heroes are a highlight of the week’s events. Great Outdoors Week will again be coordinated by the American Recreation Coalition (ARC) and will include events hosted by more than a dozen federal agencies and national organizations.

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