Promising Practices of Outdoor Recreation Economies


Silas Chamberlin, Ph.D., Vice President of Economic and Community Development, York County Economic Alliance


  • Ta Enos, founder and CEO, PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship

  • Daniel Paschall, Mid-Atlantic Manager, East Coast Greenway Alliance

  • Patrick Starr, Executive Vice President, Pennsylvania Environmental Council

  • Nathan Reigner, Ph.D., Director of Outdoor Recreation, PA Department oF Conservation & Natural Resources

The panelists discussed how they define the Outdoor Economy, the wide-ranging benefits of investing in outdoor recreation, how they are working with economic developers in their respective regions, and more.