Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web
The power of outdoor voters: A new Conservation Alliance poll shows just how strong the voting power of the outdoor community can be.
The not-so-subtle message in apparel: When companies don't offer plus sizes, it sends a message about who is welcome in the outdoors. [BACKPACKER]
PeopleForBikes wins three-year grant: The money will help support the Better Bike Share Partnership, a “national collaboration focused on improving social and racial equity in shared micromobility systems across the U.S.”
Soaring sales: Dick’s Sporting Goods “crushed” Wall Street estimates in Q2, thanks in part to huge demand for hiking gear, kayaks, and other outdoor sports equipment. [CNBC]
Don’t get it twisted: Outdoor recreation and conservation are not the same thing, says the head of the Western Landowners Alliance, though many want to believe they are. [Mountain Journal]
New business alliance: A group of companies in New Mexico have come together to promote outdoor recreation by pushing investments and job growth. [Farmington Daily Times]
Utah focuses on climate: Leaders in Utah’s outdoor recreation industry met yesterday to discuss the economic threats posed by climate change. [KUER]
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