The Vermont Outdoor Recreation Economic Collaborative recently held a meeting to brainstorm ideas for increasing the state's already significant $2.5 billion outdoor economy. Other upcoming forums this month include one on Oct. 16 in East Dummerston, another on Oct. 23 in White River Junction and the final one scheduled will be on Oct. 24 in Arlington. There's also an online survey here.
Vermont State Parks to Rent Gear for Free This Summer
Campers can try before they buy at five parks in an effort to recruit new outdoor recreationists.