Talking about the economic impact of outdoor activities with Lee Hart of the Alaska Outdoor Alliance

 
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Economic impact of outdoor activities, image courtesy Alaska Outdoor Alliance.
Lee Hart
Lee Hart, Executive Director of Alaska Outdoor Alliance, photo courtesy Alaska Outdoor Alliance.

The guest for this show is Lee Hart, Executive Director of Alaska Outdoor Alliance. The Alliance’s mission is to build the best outdoor economy in the world. The outdoor economy is an under-recognized yet important economic driver to
communities across the Western United States. According to the Outdoor Industry Association, 81% of Alaskans
participate in outdoor recreation each year and we have the 7th largest recreation economy in the United States. There
is $3.2 billion spent by Alaskan consumers that can be tied to outdoor recreation, according to the State of Alaska Center for Economic Development. The Alliance is a critical player in advancing policy and promoting outdoor recreation and infrastructure in our state.

HOST: Lisa Keller

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Lee Hart, Executive Director of Alaska Outdoor Alliance

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BROADCAST: Thursday, October 7th, 2021. 10:00 am – 3:00 p.m. AKT

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