Newsletter Archive

ARRA’s Washington Newsletter is published monthly with a summary of the critical issues that affect your access to public lands. Sign up today if you’d like to receive the newsletter in your e-mail box!


April 2024

(Photo credit: Tsao District Cooper) Chairman Bruce Westerman Touts the EXPLORE Act at MIC Fly-In Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-4th-Ark.), chairman of the House Natural Resources

March 2024

(Photo credit: Coalition for Recreational Trails) The CRT Award Winners Honored by Members of Congress On March 6, the Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) recognized

February 2024

  (Photo credit: Mike Passo, American Trails) The 2023 Tom Petri Recreational Trails Program Annual Achievement Award Winners Announced The Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT)

January 2024

Connecticut Establishes Office of Outdoor Recreation On Jan. 11, Gov. Ned Lamont announced the creation of Connecticut’s new Office of Outdoor Industry and Experiences through

December 2023

(Photo credit: Mike Passo, American Trails)   Legacy Restoration Fund Tackling Maintenance Backlog On Aug. 4, 2020, the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) was enacted

November 2023

  (Photo credit: Bureau of Economic Analysis) Outdoor Recreation Economy Has Record-Breaking Year On Nov. 17, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), an agency within