New tool to help rural communities build outdoor recreation economies highlights regional PA Wilds strategy

New tool to help rural communities build outdoor recreation economies highlights regional PA Wilds strategy A new toolkit has been developed and released nationally to help rural communities grow their outdoor recreation industries.  Developed by the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) in partnership with Oregon State University’s Outdoor Recreation Economy Initiative and the National Governors Association Outdoor […]

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New report: PA Wilds region hits record high in traveler spending in 2018

New report: PA Wilds region hits record high in traveler spending in 2018 Travelers to the Pennsylvania Wilds in 2018 spent more money than ever before, breaking previous records for the 12-county region in rural north-central Pennsylvania, according to a new report. “Travelers spent more than $1.8 billion in the Pennsylvania Wilds region in 2018 […]

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The Wilds Cooperative Receives ECCOTA Award

The Wilds Cooperative was honored to receive a “Heart in the Arts” award at The Elk County Council on the Arts (ECCOTA) annual gala on Saturday February 11, 2017. Said Abbi Petters, Managing Director of the PA Wilds Center, “We are proud to work with so many amazing creative entrepreneurs, artisans and small businesses throughout the […]

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