Local Studies

These reports focus on specific local or regional economies and opportunities to advance community and economic development priorities.

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Outdoor Recreation and New Mexico’s Economy

— Outdoor recreation is a way of life and economic powerhouse for New Mexico. New Mexico residents enjoy outdoor recreation on more than 35 million acres of public lands and the outdoor recreation economy directly supports $1.2 billion in income and 33,500 jobs.

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The Value of Montana’s Outdoors

— Montana's outdoors attracts people and talent, creating jobs and a high quality of life. The outdoors is essential to the state's future economic growth.

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Funding Needs for Montana’s Outdoor Heritage

— Funding for Montana‚Äôs working lands, wildlife, and outdoor recreation is not keeping pace as population, visitation, and development pressures expand.

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