Time outdoors can make us healthier. But there’s more. Could the social and economic benefits of the great outdoors promote cohesion in and among communities that are finding it harder to relate to one another? Longtime leader of a purple state, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, and Jerry Stritzke, CEO of REI, America’s largest consumer cooperative with $2.6 billion in revenue, are lifelong outdoors people. Hear them expand on their belief that the outdoors can heal the divides that pull the nation apart.
- 2018 Festival