The Economic Impact of Birding on National Wildlife Refuges: Creating Local Jobs
AUGUST 13, 2019
The most recent effort was released in June 2019. These reports (called “ Banking on Nature “) are relevant to birders because they are among the few comprehensive analyses that relate to the economic impact of birders on national wildlife refuges, which are among the more popular birding locations. FWS also estimates the overall number and impact of birders, though those numbers appear to be substantially inflated ). Every few years, the U.S.