(June 29, 2012) -- Rob and Villoy Dorrington were in their motorhome on their way to the Brannen Lake campground in Nanaimo, B.C. on Sunday when their dog Shayda jumped out of an open window, reports Canada.com.
(June 29, 2012) -- In honor of our nation's 236th birthday, the National Park Foundation has prepared a guide to some of the outstanding historic reenactments, lively parades, and breathtaking firework displays taking place all over the country where visitors can celebrate the birth of our nation.
(June 29, 2012) -- Given that Independence Day falls on a Wednesday in 2012, families have two weekends in which to celebrate and there are plenty of campsites for tenters, RVers and cabin-dwellers available at private campgrounds throughout both the Upper and Lower Peninsulas between June 29 and July 9. Here is a listing of those private campgrounds that have reported availability.
(June 29, 2012) -- The state has levied a $105,000 fine against the popular Drift Creek Landing RV Park & Marina in Waldport, saying sewage from the resort’s decrepit septic system had been seeping onto the surface of the ground and possibly into the Alsea River, reports The Register-Guard.
(June 29, 2012) -- By late July, a new campground with more amenities will be open at Jericho Mountain State Park, reports NewHampshire.com.
(June 29, 2012) -- Because of flooding near an access road, Parks Canada has closed the Snaring River Campground and Snaring Overflow Campground in Jasper National Park, reports the Calgary Herald.
(June 29, 2012) -- KPHO Phoenix writes that DNA results from two of three black bears killed by Arizona Game and Fish officers confirmed that neither of the bears were involved in Sunday's attack at Ponderosa Campground.
(June 29, 2012) -- According to Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation, campgrounds in southern Alberta are booked solid for the upcoming Canada Day long weekend, reports the Calgary Herald.
(June 29, 2012) -- KGOSKERM reports that 36-year-old Stephanie Ann Schultz and 36-year-old Thomas Dean Pierson have been arrested on charges of third-degree arson for allegedly starting the June 9 fire at Guernsey State Park.
(June 29, 2012) -- Thanks to an amendment made recently to the state Department of Conservation and Recreation's master plan, the well-known Caledon Natural Area is now Caledon State Park, reports The Free Lance-Star.