Partners Outdoors 2017

Secretary Zinke Addresses Partners Outdoors 2017

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RECx 2017 Videos

RECx 2017 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 31. 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.

Outdoor Recreation Leadership Summit Videos

2017 Outdoor Recreation Leadership Summit Videos

The Annual Outdoor Recreation Leadership Summit (Day 2 of Partners Outdoors 2017) was held June 1. During a series of presentations and discussions, leaders of the new Administration, recreation and tourism industry executives and key federal and state agency representatives looked at the future of outdoor recreation, focusing on the short-term and long-term implications of developments affecting people, places, products, programs, partnerships and politics. Click on the links below to check out these insightful presentations!

About Partners Outdoors 2017

Partners Outdoors 2017: The Exciting Future of Outdoor Recreation
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Partners Outdoors 2017 brought partners from the public and private sectors together to unify and focus recreation community efforts on core issues and showcase innovation in thinking and action. The program was a joint undertaking of private sector interests, coordinated through the American Recreation Coalition, federal agencies coordinated through the Federal Recreation Council, and state park agencies coordinated by the National Association of State Park Directors.

2017 Beacon Awards

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Partners Outdoors 2017 Overview

Partners Outdoors 2017: The Exciting Future of Outdoor Recreation
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Partners Outdoors 2017 will bring partners from the public and private sectors together to unify and focus recreation community efforts on core issues and showcase innovation in thinking and action. Brainstorming, visioning and action will be expected of all participants, and the program will celebrate the start of Great Outdoors Month. The Washington, D.C., area will once again host the event. The program will be a joint undertaking of private sector interests, coordinated through the American Recreation Coalition, federal agencies coordinated through the Federal Recreation Council, and state park agencies coordinated by the National Association of State Park Directors.