Having clear and trusted information about the economic value of your river can help support your conservation message, engage new partners, and guide future investments. The Huron River Watershed Council commissioned a unique study to measure the economic impact of the river on local communities, focusing on water trail activities and the value of natural systems that maintain a healthy river. The Economic Impact of the Huron River revealed the river’s contribution to the local economy to be enormous.
Tune in and learn the answers to these questions:
- What is the economic impact of river-based recreation?
- What do you need to consider when planning your own study?
- How can economic value be used simultaneously to protect and market your river?
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