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NMMA participates in White House Conservation in Action Summit

by National Marine Manufacturers Association 22 Mar 2023 18:28 PDT
Conservation in Action 2023 Summit © National Marine Manufacturers Association

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) participated in the White House Conservation in Action Summit held yesterday at the U.S. Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C.

The Summit focused on the Biden-Harris Administration's actions and historic investments to advance conservation, restoration, and stewardship efforts and access to nature in communities nationwide. The day-long event included several panel discussions and featured keynote remarks from President Biden, who announced a series of new actions to conserve and restore America’s lands and waters earlier in the day.

NMMA President Frank Hugelmeyer spoke on a panel titled “Increasing Access to Outdoor Recreation,” alongside industry leaders including representatives from Hispanic Access Foundation, REI, Corps Network, and the Bureau of Land Management. The panel drew attendance from across the outdoor recreation industry and made clear that as more Americans participate in the outdoors for physical and mental health, the industry must work together to increase access, improve outdoor infrastructure, and combat climate change through public lands and water conservation.

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