May. 25, 2012 by hpoulos
Wesleyan’s College of the Environment think tank assesses the value of the Connecticut River Valley’s recreation industry.
Gov. Dannel Malloy’s new “Still Revolutionary” tourism campaign will no doubt bolster the state’s service industry, but we have yet to see how bringing more recreation dollars into our state will impact the environment. The two-year, $27 million marketing initiative will promote tourism throughout Connecticut including ecologically fragile locations along the banks of the Connecticut River that support key recreation-based industries like fishing, boating, bird-watching, and hunting. Wesleyan’s College of the Environment think tank reports.
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