Check out an op-ed from Steve Joyce of Red’s Fly Shop about why LWCF must be reauthorized!
Excerpt: “The great outdoors aren’t just a way of life here — they are also an important part of our local economy. The natural beauty and opportunities for outdoor recreation help drive the local tourism industry, bringing people from across the state and around the world to raft, bird watch, hunt, or fish along the Naches and Yakima River corridors. Outdoor recreation on public lands in Yakima and Kittitas counties support over 7,000 jobs and $854 million in consumer spending each year.”
Read the full op-ed in the Yakima Herald.