Newsletter Archive

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Wisconsin Outside is the monthly newsletter from the Office of Outdoor Recreation. Delivered via email at the beginning of each month, Wisconsin Outside highlights stories about Wisconsin's outdoor recreation and provides industry news, events and resources. View past issues below. To receive future newsletters, sign up here.​​​

June 2024
Celebrate the Great Outdoors plus Wayfinding Forums announced. Read t​his issue.​​
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May 2024
Scaling up Fishing and more in bloom from the Office of Outdoor Recreation. Read t​his issue.
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April 2024
Spring into new opportunities with the Wisconsin Outdoor Recreation Inventory and the Healthy Communities Summit. Plus, so much more. Read this​ issue.
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March 2024
Register for the Healthy Communities Summit, low snow relief, outdoor rec jobs and resources for you. Read this issue.

February 2024
Milwaukee partnerships advance mountain biking, big news from the Office and more. Read this is​sue.

​December 2023/January 2024
A big year for the outdoor economy and important news for you. R​​ea​d​ t​​his​ i​s​s​​​​​​u​​e​​​​​​​​​​​.​​​​​​​​


November​ 2023
Small businesses fuel the economy, plus resources and more. R​​ea​d​ t​​his​ i​s​s​​​​​​u​​e​​​​​​​​​.​​​​​​​​

October​ 2023
Growing the participant base, diversifying the workforce, plus resources and more. ​R​​ea​d​ t​​his​ i​ss​​​​​​u​​e​​​​​​​​​.​​​​​​​​

September​ 2023
Celebrating Wisconsin's outdoor workforce and public lands. R​​ea​d​ t​​his​ iss​​​​​​u​​e​​​​​​​​.​​​​​​​​

August​ 2023
Places, people and opportunities make Wisconsin an outdoor recreation destination. R​​ea​d​ t​​his​ iss​​​​u​​e​​​​​​​.​​​​​​​​

July​ 2023
Laying the foundation for the next generation of outdoorists, plus news and resources​. R​​ea​d​ t​​his​ iss​​​u​​e​​​​​​.​​​​​​​​

June​ 2023
Launching the NEW Wisconsin Outdoor Recreation Inventory - learn more inside! R​​ea​d​ t​​his​ iss​​​u​​e​​​​​.​


May 2023
Recreation, tourism and businesses ride the currents of healthy rivers, plus funding opportunities updates. R​​ea​d​ t​​his​ iss​​​u​​e​​​​​.​​​​​​

April 2023
Outdoor recreation assets contribute to workforce attraction and retention. Rea​d​ t​​his​ iss​​​u​​e​​​​.​​​​​

March 2023
Regional Collaboration + Driving Impact + Educational Opportunities. Rea​d​ t​​his​ iss​​​u​​e​​​.​​​​​

February 2023
Driving economic impact wtih a more accessible outdoors. Rea​d​ t​​his​ iss​​​u​​e​​.​​​​​

Decembe​r 2022/January 2023
Big news, big numbers, big snow. Rea​d​ t​h​is​ iss​​​u​e​.​​​​​

Novembe​r 2022
A season of gratitude for partnerships, connections and resources. Rea​d​ t​his​ iss​​​u​e​.​​​​​

Octobe​r 2022
Where to find more resources; plus don't miss the release of the new workforce attraction tool! Rea​d​ t​his​ iss​​u​e​​​​​​​​.​​

September 2022
Announcing new resource for workforce attraction and celebrating Wisconsin's hardworking nature. Rea​d​ t​his​ iss​​u​e​​​​​​​.​​

August 2022
Outdoor recreation is supporting local economies and healthy communities. Rea​d​ t​his​ iss​​u​e​​​​​​​.

July 2022
Heading into the busy season, boating fuels Wisconsin's economy. Rea​d​ t​his​ iss​​u​e​​​​​​​.

June 2022
Big news! Peek inside for an announcement and resources for you. Rea​d​ t​his​ iss​​u​e​​​​​​​.

May 2022
Busy season ahead: See fishing's impacts in Wisconsin, plus resources for summer. Rea​d​ t​his​ iss​u​e​​​​​​.

April 2022
Seasonal transitions prepare Wisconsin for innovations in outdoor recreation. Rea​d​ t​his​ iss​u​e​​​​​​.

March 2022
A winter showcase of Wisconsin as a springboard, plus news, events and resources. Read​ t​his​ iss​u​e​​​​​.

February 2022
New resources for 2022. Read​ this​ iss​u​e​​​​​.

December 2021/ January 2022
New economic numbers show Wisconsin is resilient. Read​ this iss​u​e​​​​​.

November 2021
Trails bring us together - our common ground. Read​ this iss​u​e​​​​​.

October 2021
Talent recruitment strategies lean into outdoor recreation. Read​ this iss​u​e​​​​.

September 2021
Thank a volunteer for public lands and epic adventure in Wisconsin. Read​ this iss​u​e​​​​.

August 2021
Stewarding the natural places that provide more than recreation opportunities. Read​ this iss​u​e​​​​.

July 2021
Inspiration and resources to explore Wisconsin's great outdoors and uncover its thriving outdoor industry.​ Read this issu​e​​​.

June 2021
Kicking off summer with Great Outdoors Month and showcasing a strong outdoor industry. Read this issu​e​​​.

May 2021
Leading in cycling and positioned for more impact, plus new resources from the Office. Read this issu​e​​.

April 2021
Sharing our appreciation and love for the outdoors. Read this issue​.

March 2021
Reviewing the past year and celebrating national designations, plus news and resources. Read this issue.

February 2021
The power and potential of an industry, plus news and resources. Read this issue.

December 2020/January 2021
Gratitude for Wisconsin's outdoors, nonprofits and jobs. Read this issue.

November 2020
Report details outdoor recreation is a top driver of Wisconsin's economy. Read this issue.

October 2020
From hunting to comfort food, experiencing fall is all about the outdoors. Read this issue.

September 2020
Accessible, inclusive outdoors and the work addressing these needs. Plus, news, events and resources. Read this issue.

August 2020
Investing in outdoor recreation - funding, projects and returns. Read this issue.

July 2020
The water calls. How to jump in, #GetOnBoard and keep it clean. Read this issue.

June 2020
A look at innovative trail partnerships and programs, plus industry news and resources. Read this issue.

April 2020​​
Getting outside has never felt so important to so many people. Why outside matters. Read the issue.​