Outdoor Industry Association
Not counting hunting and fishing, at least 71 percent of Montanans participate in outdoor recreation each year. According to the Outdoor Industry Association, this produces $5.8 billion and supports 64,000 direct Montana jobs.
Have you ever used a state fishing-access site to get onto Montana’s world-class trout streams? Have you ever taken to the field pursuing big game, or just enjoyed spotting wildlife while traveling our state?
The proliferation of restaurants in Billings, a need for health insurance for his family and dwindling profit margins convinced Rick Newkirk to close his Quizno’s Subs business at 2564 King Ave. W.
CASPER, Wyo. — Outdoor recreation is a big business and job creator in Wyoming, an industry report shows.
The Outdoor Industry Association recently released a report on the economic impact of outdoor recreation and its connection to the economy in the West. The research showed that nearly $646 billion annually is funneled through the outdoor recreation sector, and that helped fuel traditional se…
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Two national outdoor studies released this month suggest that Americans may be turning to nature for solace as well as cheaper vacations on public lands during recent troubled times.
In a year that has made headlines for raging floodwaters and the damage caused, it may be no surprise that more than 20 people have died of drowning in Montana.
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