Trip 28 | Responsible Recreating with Tom Adams of Utah's GOED


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In his most recent role as a Director for Utah's Office of Outdoor Recreation Tom works to ensure that Utahns can live a healthy active lifestyle through recreation while strengthening the outdoor economy. During this time of the year he can typically be found on a local skin track chasing fresh lines, and deep powder, as the white room transitions into the morning sunrise...all before heading into "work".

Topics of this chat include:
• Policy, Infrastructure, Recruitment, Inspiration
• Working from the ground up
• Sales to state
• 5 year birthday
• Leading the charge for other states
• Park attendance and staffing difficulties
• Working through government shutdowns
• Funding sources
• Community groups
• Stewardship
• Education and safety
• "Every Kid Outdoors" resolution
• Conflicting opinions in public lands debate
• The reality of oil & gas
• Tradeoffs
• Supporting local communities

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