Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web

Patagonia and Columbia take on Trump: The two brands have teamed up to support a lawsuit challenging the White House’s assault on environmental protection. [Outside Online]

Dakine makes hard choices: The brand is closing its Oregon office, laying off 39 employees, and moving its headquarters to Southern California. [The Oregonian]

Cast your ballot for new OIA board members: Voting is now open for three vacant seats.

Jack Wolfskin North America launches website: The brand's new U.S. online store is live now.

Primus and Brunton expand sales teams: The brands have partnered with three sales agencies to expand reach in North America.

Which national parks are open? Here's the latest list. [National Parks Traveler]

Pro athletes in quarantine: Advice from some of the world’s best outdoor athletes on how they’re dealing with the pandemic. [Gear Patrol]

Remembering Sally Shankland: The industry mourns the loss of Sally Shankland, former CEO of Emerald, who passed away last month.

Planning for summer: A look at how some outdoor retailers are gearing up for a season unlike any in recent memory. [Smoky Mountain News]

Don’t forget Mom: Amid the craziness, don’t forget about Mother’s Day on May 10. Here are some gift ideas for moms who shred. [Powder]

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