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Outdoor Economy Conference postponed

Due to the Delta variant’s continued impact on public health, the Outdoor Economy Conference originally scheduled for Oct. 12-15 has been postponed until April 2-7, 2022 — but other opportunities to connect with the outdoor community will be scheduled in the meantime.

The first of these opportunities is a digital Building Outdoor Communities workshop set for the afternoons of the original core conference dates, Oct. 13-14. The workshop will help outdoor communities across Western North Carolina and throughout the nation meet this shared moment, with a focus on economic recovery, resilience, inclusive access and place-based culture creation.

Registration for the Oct. 13-14 workshop is $50. Registered conference attendees will get a free pass to this and other content over the next six months. Sign up at

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