OUT­DOOR RECRE­ATION IS BIG BUSI­NESS: MANY JOBS AND REVENUEGENERATING AC­TIV­I­TIES WOULDN’T EX­IST WITH­OUT PUB­LIC LANDS

Outdoor Life - - WILD AMERICA -

Did you know? West­ern ru­ral coun­ties with the high­est shares of fed­eral lands had faster pop­u­la­tion, em­ploy­ment, per­sonal in­come, and per-capita in­come growth on av­er­age than peers with the low­est share of fed­eral lands.

Did you also know? Publi­cland hunting is the most af­ford­able op­tion for hun­ters. In 2016, the av­er­age land-use fee per pri­vate-land hunter was $158. It was $2 per hunter on pub­lic land.

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