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