Outdoor Recreation Is Big Business In Washington State
$22 Billion Big

Coalition Sponsored Events & Press Minimize

 


February 3, 2016 - Big Tent Outdoor Recreation Coalition Rally Day
- Press Release


February 24, 2015 - Big Tent Outdoor Recreation Coalition Rally Day - Press Release


October 2014
- Executive Summary
Blue Ribbon Task Force on Parks and Outdoor Recreation of the final report submitted to Governor Inslee on September 19, 2014


February 19, 2014

Governor Inslee creates the Washington Blue Ribbon Task Force on Parks and Outdoor Recreation.  Learn about the transformational strategy for outdoor recreation in Washington State, and coalition recommendations to engage. More


February 13, 2014 - Big Tent Outdoor Recreation Coalition Rally Day

Nearly three dozen Washington for-profit, non-profit and government organizations, known as The Big Tent Outdoor Coalition, have scheduled several events on Thursday, Feb., 13, in the lobby of the Natural Resources Building (NRB), 1111 Washington St. S.E., to focus on the importance of outdoor recreation.


February 10, 2014
- Press Release
Public-private Big Tent coalition points to recreation’s economic impact.


February 20, 2013
- Press Release
Big Tent Outdoor Coalition points to new report showing outdoor recreation as big business in Washington—worth $22.5 billion.


January 28, 2013 - Big Tent Outdoor Recreation Coalition Rally Day

A first-ever celebration of the state’s recreation economy in Olympia. This day-long event is brought to you by the “Big Tent Outdoor Coalition,” an umbrella organization formed to highlight the importance of our state’s outdoor recreation sector to enhancing Washington’s economy and its reputation for healthy and active living.

2014 Outdoor Industry Association Report Minimize

 

"The Big Tent Coalition believes the Outdoor Industry Association data bolsters and reinforces the need for Washington lawmakers to protect dedicated capital accounts for outdoor recreation activities, to provide general fund assistance for State Parks, and to support significant funding for programs such as Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program."

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