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OIA reports on outdoor recreation economy

The Outdoor Industry Association released Thursday the Outdoor Recreation Economy Report that includes economic data for every state.

The Outdoor Industry Association released Thursday the Outdoor Recreation Economy Report that includes economic data for every state.

In a statement, the organization said the data underscores a growing economic force that generates billions in consumer spending and creates millions of jobs in communities across the country.

Ealier this year, OIA released its national report that found that outdoor recreation generates $887 billion in consumer spending and sustains 7.6 million American jobs annually. The state reports take a deeper look at the details of outdoor recreation at a more local level. State reports are available at



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