Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web

Outdoor companies speak up: Patagonia, L.L. Bean, The North Face, and others publicly joined OIA in calling for the passage of the Great American Outdoors Act. [The Hill]

Support the effort yourself: Sign this letter from OIA to throw your support behind the bill and call on congress to take care of the outdoor industry.

New normal in national parks: The parks are reopening, but operations are likely to be different for a long time to come. [ABC News]

The Pro’s Closet helps bike retailers: The preowned cycling company has offered to buy unsold or new inventory from bicycle retailers to help with cash flow during the crisis. [Bicycle Retailer]

Virtual trail day: The American Hiking Society has planned a digital version of its annual National Trails Day celebration, happening this year on June 6. [Los Alamos Daily Post]

Do budget cuts present an opportunity? In Colorado, it might be possible to turn budget changes into greater appreciation for outdoor resources. [The Colorado Sun]

A conversation about rewilding Patagonia: Join The Conservation Alliance on May 21 for a virtual talk with conservationist Kris Tompkins and climber Timmy O’Neill.

Royal Robbins expands senior leadership: The company has hired Tom Janettas as the new director of sales and Anne Soderstrom as director of marketing.

Turbo-charge your marketing: A new course from the creators of Channel Mastery will help you stay ahead of your competitors.

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State of the industry: How three nonprofits are faring during the crisis.

Backpacker hosts a virtual camping fest: The magazine's staff are putting on a daylong event featuring fitness sessions, gear demos, storytelling, trivia, and music. 

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