Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web

Vail CEO gives back: The chief executive of Vail Resorts, Rob Katz, has pledged an $11.7 million donation to support coronavirus relief efforts, racial justice reform, and other causes crucial to the moment.

U.S. Ski and Snowboard speaks out: The team’s president, Tiger Shaw, has pledged to prioritize diversity and inclusion. [SKI]

Yosemite opens tomorrow: The park will resume operations on a reservation-only basis. [Los Angeles Times]

The look and feel of racism: An adventure photographer opens up about his experiences of racism on the job. [Adventure Journal]

A fruitful partnership: State parks in Washington have announced a new partnership with Arrive Outdoors, a gear rental company. It’s a model other parks should watch closely. [The Daily World]

Protect NEPA: The federal government wants to gut the National Environmental Policy Act. Show your support to make sure that doesn’t happen. [Winter Wildlands Alliance]

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OR goes virtual: Outdoor Retailer has replaced the 2020 summer market with a digital substitute.

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