Sacramento, California -  Wednesday, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) will join other lawmakers and coalition of statewide outdoor recreation proponents in support of AB 1918, a legislative effort to establish a dedicated California Office of Sustainable Outdoor Recreation.

California’s outdoor recreation economy is a $92 billion industry that generates over 691,000 direct jobs. This legislation will promote economic development in our state’s robust outdoor recreation industry as well as create an advisory committee to provide advice, expertise and support in this important area of our state’s economy.

Press Conference: AB 1918 Office of Sustainable Outdoor Recreation

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife; Cailin O'Brien-Feeney, State and Local Policy Manager, Outdoor Industry Association; Rue Mapp, Founder and CEO, Outdoor Afro; Steve Barker, Board Member, The Outdoor Foundation; Matt Lyon, CEO, Hydrapak; Naz Ahmed, Programs and Outreach Manager for the Sierra Market, Recreational Equipment, Inc.; Jeff Turner, Sales Manager, Kokatat; and others.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 11 a.m.

California State Capitol, East Lawn (near N & 12th), Sacramento