7.08 Leisure programs and green spaces increase tax revenue for all levels of government and potential income for non-profits and private business. (recreation, sport, arts, culture)
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[Aug 29 2017]
Urban forests:Conservation strategy to increase ecosystem services & urban wellbein
Planting more trees in potential tree cover areas could nearly double the benefits provided by the urban forest.
[Dec 07 2015]
The Economic Impact of Local Parks
America’s local and regional public park agencies generated nearly $140 billion in economic activity and supported almost 1 million jobs from their operations and capital spending alone in 2013. ...
[Aug 20 2015]
Economic and Cultural Value of Live Music
In 2014 live music contributed $15.7 billion worth of economic, social and cultural benefits to the Australian community.
[Jul 21 2015]
Connecting Canadians with Nature
Research confirms that deepening our relationship with the natural world has tremendous personal benefits that ripple positively out to every facet of society.
[Mar 20 2015]
The Economic Value of Public Lands in Grand County, Utah
The economic and revenue importance of the travel, tourism, and recreation has increased in Grand County during the past several years, accounting for 47 percent of private employment.
[Mar 13 2015]
Arts & Economic Prosperity IV
Nonprofit arts and culture organizations in the US drive a $135.2 billion industry that supports 4.1 million full-time equivalent jobs and generates $22.3 billion in government revenue annually....
[Mar 10 2015]
The Outdoor Recreation Economy: Take it Outside for American Jobs and a Strong Economy
Each year, Americans spend $646 billion on outdoor recreation. This spending supports 6.1 million direct jobs and $80 billion in federal, state and local tax revenue.
[Mar 01 2015]
Co-benefits of Designing Communities for Active Living
Designing communities that support physical activity is likely to produce a wide variety of additional benefits, ranging from mental health to environmental sustainability and economics.
[Oct 28 2014]
Economic Benefits of Open Space, Recreation Facilities and Walkable Community Design
This research synthesis reviews research on the different ways that walkability, parks, and open spaces can bring economic benefits to a community.
[May 21 2014]
Non-Motorized Outdoor Recreation in British Columbia: Participation and Economic Contributions
Non-motorized outdoor recreationists contribute significantly to the economy of BC. A higher frequency of single-day trips where opportunities are more easily accessible indicates that the economic...
[Feb 26 2014]
Economic Impacts of the Wisconsin State Park System: Connections to Gateway Communities
Wisconsin state parks and trails are not only important drivers of local economic vitality across the state, but also provide additional economic value due to non-market goods, such as ecosystem...
[Feb 26 2014]
The Economic Impact of Canada’s National, Provincial and Territorial Parks in 2009
Spending on park programs by the Canadian federal, provincial, and territory governments and by parks visitors has a substantial impact on the Canadian economy, creating jobs, generating income for...