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More consolidation in the hook and bullet world: Parent company of Cabela’s and Bass Pro Shops, Great American Outdoors Group will acquire Sportsmans Warehouse (which represents 112 storefronts) for $18 million in cash per share.

We have a new national park! On Monday, Congress passed legislation to create the nation’s 63rd national park about 4.5 hours from Cincinnati: New River Gorge National Park and Preserve.

Mark your calendars: Women’s Outdoor Summit is happening March 11-13, 2021. This year’s conference, which will feature workshops and panel discussions, is geared towards cis and trans women, as well as people who experience gender discrimination in their outdoor professional and personal lives.

Good works: Hestra donates 10,000 pairs of kids gloves to refugee children through the United Nations Refugee Agency.

Eddie Bauer is also keeping people warm this winter through a partnership with One Warm Coat.

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Grassroots Outdoor Alliance finishes the year strong and adds 10 new retailers to its roster.

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