AMERICAN RECREATION COALITION — is a nonprofit, Washington-based association providing a unified voice for recreation interests on issues such as public land management.  ARC’s membership is more than 100 organizations, including national and regional associations and corporations that represent a major share of the $650 billion a year recreation/leisure industry and enthusiast groups representing millions of recreationists.  Since 1979, ARC has forged public-private partnerships to enhance and protect outdoor recreation opportunities and resources.  ARC conducts research, organizes national meetings and disseminates information, including through its Web site www.funoutdoors.com.  ARC plays a leading role in key coalitions, including the Coalition for Recreational Trails, and leads efforts to celebrate June as Great Outdoors Month® including National Get Outdoors Day, a national effort to invite children to enjoy healthy, active outdoor lives.