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Eric Artz: Supporting the Great American Outdoors Act

As the coronavirus continues to upend our daily routines, people across the nation are rediscovering the many benefits of time outdoors. Whether for exercise, mental health or social reconnection, we’re being reminded of just how much enjoying nature is part of human nature. We cannot let this moment pass without reinforcing and increasing access to the outdoors for all of us. We need the House of Representatives to pass the Great American Outdoors Act.

Read the full article in the Co-op Journal.

If you’d like to contact your representative and ask them to pass the Great American Outdoors Act, you can use this tool created by our partners at Outdoor Alliance.

At REI, we believe time outside is fundamental to a life well lived.
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Yesterday, July 22, 2020, was a historic day for the outdoors as the U.S. House passed the Great American Outdoors Act, a landmark bill that will allocate billions to our public lands, putting it one step closer to becoming law.

Read our article on the Co-op Journal: U.S. House Passes Great American Outdoors Act.

At REI, we believe time outside is fundamental to a life well lived.