Montana’s Outdoor Industry Recovers

Bob Pepalis, The Center Square

Montana’s outdoor recreation industry suffered huge losses in the first three months of 2020 because of the pandemic, but it made a major turnaround for the rest of the year, according to an industry representative.

Across the nation, the outdoor recreation economy fell 19% from 2019 to 2020, compared with a 3.4% decrease for the overall U.S. economy, according to recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The value of the goods and serv...

Bob Pepalis, The Center Square Montana’s outdoor recreation industry suffered huge losses in the first three months of 2020 because of the pand...
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