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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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  2. [http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/documents/WISC_ST_PARKS-ECON_REPORT_2013_FINAL_WEB.pdf] Economic Impacts of the Wisconsin State Park System: Connections to Gateway Communities
    http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/documents/WISC_ST_PARKS-ECON_REPORT_2013_FINAL_WEB.pdf - USA

    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...

  3. [2015] The Economic Impact of Local Parks
    2015 - USA

    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. ...

  4. [2015] The Economic Value of Public Lands in Grand County, Utah
    2015 - USA

    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.

  5. [2015] Co-benefits of Designing Communities for Active Living
    2015 - USA

    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.

  6. [2014] Economic and Cultural Value of Live Music
    2014 - Australia

    In 2014 live music contributed $15.7 billion worth of economic, social and cultural benefits to the Australian community. 

  7. [2014] Connecting Canadians with Nature
    2014 - Canada

    Research confirms that deepening our relationship with the natural world has tremendous personal benefits that ripple positively out to every facet of society.

  8. [2014] Non-Motorized Outdoor Recreation in British Columbia: Participation and Economic Contributions
    2014 - Canada

    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...

  9. [2013] Teton-West Yellowstone Region Backcountry Winter Recreation Economic Impact Analysis
    2013 - USA

    Backcountry recreation by both residents and non-residents contributes direct economic benefits to the local economy through participation in recreation as well as through employee wages and tax...

  10. [2012] Arts & Economic Prosperity IV
    2012 - USA

    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....

  11. [2012] The Outdoor Recreation Economy: Take it Outside for American Jobs and a Strong Economy
    2012 - USA

    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.

  12. [2012] Estimating the economic value of cultural ecosystem services in an urbanizing area using hedonic pri
    2012 - USA

    Access to outdoor recreation positively impacts home prices as does tree cover in the local neighborhood.

  13. [2012] A Snapshot of the Economic Impact of Outdoor Recreation
    2012 - USA

    Spending on outdoor recreation is a vital part of the U. S. national and western economies. It means jobs and incomes and can be the lifeblood of many rural communities in the West.

Leadership Provided By:

  • Leisure Information Network (LIN)
  • Alberta Recreation and Parks Association

On Behalf Of:

  • Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRAA)

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