How do we leverage the fact that investments in outdoor recreation and the conservation of public lands promote local economic prosperity?
To answer this question, the 2017 SHIFT Festival will feature three major topics, each with a core discussion question:
Closing the Nature Gap: How does access to public lands in urban areas support economic prosperity, healthy citizens and the next generation of stewards?
Community Futures: How do we use investments in outdoor recreation and conservation of public lands to create vibrant, resilient communities?
The Economic Case: How do we use the economic power of outdoor rec and public lands to influence federal, state and local decisions?
Learn more about this event here.