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July 9th, 2013
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Birders Mean Business in Arizona!

birders-at-Arivaca-Cienega-01-edThe birding community in Arizona should have a much louder voice! A new economic impact analysis suggests that Arizonans now have a billion more reasons to appreciate birds and wildlife…

Watchable Wildlife recreation in Arizona has a larger economic impact than hunting, fishing, golf, or the Gem Show. The total economic effect from 2011 watchable wildlife activities in Arizona was $1.4 billion ($1.1 billion by residents and $314.6 million by visitors).

Read the full report here

Please share this news in any way you can – by email, Facebook, Twitter, on your website or blog, or by contacting local politicians, officials and decision-makers. We need everyone to understand how important we, as birding and wildlife enthusiasts, are to the local economy and the wider society and culture of Arizona.

 

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