Confluence AK

Agenda

CONFLUENCE: STRENGTHENING GATEWAY COMMUNITIES AGENDA

Venue abbreviations: Northern Susitna Institute (NSI), Sheldon Community Arts Hangar (AH), Wildflower Cafe (Hangar), Denali Brewpub (DB) and Talkeetna Roadhouse (RH) 

Wednesday, Sept. 25

12:30 - 1 pm Check-in for afternoon activities (NSI)

1 - 5 p.m. Recreational Activities (meet at NSI; you’ll be taken to various locations)

3 - 5 p.m. Specialized Workshops; check in at 2:30 p.m. (NSI)

• Outdoors by the Numbers: Bringing the State’s Economic Impact Analysis to Life Richelle Johnson. The University of Alaska Center for Economic Development estimates that in-state consumer spending related to outdoor recreation trips amounts to nearly $3.2 billion annually. That spending creates about one job in ten in Alaska tied to trip-related outdoor recreation spending. Lead Analyst Richelle Johnson will go into detail about the numbers, what they mean to our state and how you can put the numbers to work for your efforts. 

 

• Outdoors by the Numbers: Bringing the State’s Economic Impact Analysis to Life Richelle Johnson. The  University of Alaska Center for Economic Development estimates that in-state consumer spending related to outdoor recreation trips amounts to nearly $3.2 billion annually. That spending creates about one job in ten in Alaska tied to trip-related outdoor recreation spending. Lead Analyst Richelle Johnson will go into detail about the numbers, what they mean to our state and how you can put the numbers to work for your efforts.

- Economic and other benefits of trails in general

- Select “Feature Trails” projects (trails, huts, marketing) with strong support, real benefits and momentum

- Policies for improved land management and expanded funding

 

• Outdoors by the Numbers: Bringing the State’s Economic Impact Analysis to Life Richelle Johnson. The  University of Alaska Center for Economic Development estimates that in-state consumer spending related to outdoor recreation trips amounts to nearly $3.2 billion annually. That spending creates about one job in ten in Alaska tied to trip-related outdoor recreation spending. Lead Analyst Richelle Johnson will go into detail about the numbers, what they mean to our state and how you can put the numbers to work for your efforts.

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CONTACT

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leehartAK@gmail.com

721 Depot Avenue, Suite 100

Anchorage, Alaska 99501