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If you are interested in an outdoor focused career, there are huge opportunities to work for companies in the outdoor recreation and natural resource sectors
The Outdoor Recreation Economy alone accounts for $646 billion in consumer spending annually with 6.1 million American jobs Pursuing a career working in or for the outdoors through for profit companies such as retailers, outdoor brands, guides and outfitters, and the natural resource sector can be a great opportunity to work doing what you love.
This guide provides descriptions of potential positions and employers, example careers, and education and experience necessary to pursue a career in these sectors.
Published November 2020
This paper outlines ways to achieve two key goals: First, to create career paths for young people; and secondly, to improve the U.S.’ ability to counter, and adapt to climate change, especially in communities that have suffered from environmental injustices.
The Recreational Trails Program directly addresses our desire to put young people to work, provide equitable access to nature, and provide resilient responses to natural disasters
Are there any graduate programs that are focused on trail planning, development, and design?
The National Crosscut and Chainsaw Program was created to train smart volunteer and professional sawyers across the nation.