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NH man tapped to promote state’s outdoor recreation

A new state office created to promote New Hampshire’s outdoor recreation assets.
A new state office created to promote New Hampshire’s outdoor recreation assets.(WCAX)
Published: Apr. 4, 2021 at 10:13 AM EDT
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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A new state office created to promote New Hampshire’s outdoor recreation assets has its first leader.

Scott Crowder has been hired as the first director of the office of Outdoor Recreation Industry Development.

The office was established to expand the state’s workforce and attract businesses by supporting the state’s outdoor economy.

Crowder is the founder of the North American Pond Hockey Classic and has experience in marketing, tourism and economic development.

According to Granite Outdoor Alliance, New Hampshire’s outdoor industry provides 37,000 jobs and $528 million in state and local taxes.

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