States wisely develop Offices of Outdoor Recreation

It all comes down to money. At least, that’s how it normally seems when working with government. But that’s not always a bad thing. Sometimes, it becomes apparent how valuable a resource is to those formally unaware when dollar figures are determined. Such is the case with outdoor recreation.

Arkansas is the latest state to create an Office of Outdoor Recreation, growing the list to 17. Most of those are out west, where vast amounts of public lands are recognized as