RECx 2018 Videos

RECx 2018 Videos

RECx: Great Ideas for the Great Outdoors is a showcase for great ideas about outdoor recreation presented in brief TED-like talks that took place on Wednesday, May 30. The presentations focused on pitching a new idea or telling a success story that demonstrates how outdoor recreation experiences, opportunities and resources can be improved. Presentation topics included: innovative partnerships and programs; enhancing visitor experiences; engaging people – especially children – in the Great Outdoors; and using technology to create and protect recreation resources.

Opening Comments by Rick May, Senior National Advisor to the Secretary of the Interior for Recreation

RECx I: Supporting Sustainable Recreation: Focusing on the Resource
  • RAP in Rec: Re-imagining Public Engagement through the Forest Service Resource Assistants Program
  • Hunting for Sustainability
  • Innovative Finance for Sustainable Recreation Infrastructure and Healthy Rural Communities
  • RECx II: Supporting Sustainable Recreation: Focusing on the People
  • How 360 Video Can Blow Up Attendance at Your Destination
  • The Tour of Idaho
  • Designing Trails That Get Kids in Parks
  • RECx III: Engaging People – Especially Youth – in the Great Outdoors
  • Using High Tech/High Touch to Tell the Boston Tea Party Story
  • Wilderness Outreach
  • A Doctor’s Model for Prescribing Parks in the Clinical Setting
  • RECx IV: Using Technology to Share and Enhance the Recreation Experience
  • Less Search, More Rescue
  • Mobilizing Conservation in the 21st Century: How Apps Aid Organizations in Their Efforts to Communicate in a Rapidly Changing World/a>
  • Virtual Dives: Bringing National Marine Sanctuaries to Your Fingertips – in 360 Degrees