Whether it’s hiking, biking or some other activity, outdoor recreation is big business. A coalition of non-profits in the region is proclaiming this the Summer of Outdoor Recreation. for those looking to get into the business of recreation, The Progress Fund supports local entrepreneurs in the tourism industry. Trail Towns is also a resource for businesses along the Great Allegheny Passage.
Local environmental resources like Family Tyes and Friends of the Riverfront teach kids about our waterways. And the PA Environmental Council and Sustainable Pittsburgh offer a wide range of eco-friendly outdoor ideas.
Hear more about the Summer of Outdoor Recreation initiative and ways to cash in on this industry with business contributor Rebecca Harris.