(June 1, 2012) -- The Gainesville Times reports that although work on Don Carter State Park on the northern part of Lake Lanier is right on track, a date for the official opening has still not been set.
(June 1, 2012) -- The Press-Enterprise reports that Chipotle is encouraging customers to visit endangered parks on Saturday, June 30, the day before they close. That day, restaurants will offer half off orders of six or more Burritos by the Box across the state, and a free day pass for admission of a vehicle to a state park.
(June 1, 2012) -- Concerns for public safety have prompted the Ouachita National Forest to close campsites or entire campgrounds that are known to flood or have the potential to flood, pending further study. Day use will still be allowed in these areas.
(June 1, 2012) -- RV shipments rose nearly 10 percent through the first quarter of 2012 from 2011. In Michigan, first quarter 2012 RV sales are up 18 percent from the first quarter of 2011. The Michigan Association of RVs and Campgrounds (MARVAC) is projecting 2012 RV sales will continue to increase.
(June 1, 2012) -- Winnebago Industries, Inc. today announced the retirement of Raymond M. Beebe from the position of vice president, general counsel and secretary, and the election of Scott Folkers to that position effective today. RVIA will be presenting Beebe with its National Legislative Award at a meeting to be held in Washington, D.C. June 11.
(June 1, 2012) -- Victor J. King, who established the Lake George RV Park camping resort in Lake George, N.Y., passed away May 7, 2012 at the age of 93. King opened the campground in 1966 with over 200 full hookup sites, miles of paved roads and amenities not typically associated with outdoor hospitality resorts.
(June 1, 2012) -- Winnebago Industries, Inc. has announced the retirement of Raymond M. Beebe from the position of vice president, general counsel and secretary, and the election of Scott Folkers to that position, effective June 1, 2012.
(June 1, 2012) -- U.S. manufacturing sector expands, but at a slower pace. Unemployment rate rises after only 69,000 new jobs were created in May. Personal income and personal spending rose in April on big increases for electricity and gasoline. Canadian manufacturing conditions improve to strongest position since September. Canadian GDP rises 1.9 percent in first quarter.
(June 1, 2012) -- "For the past six-months we have been working together with Shelah Johnson, creator and editor-in-chief of TrailerChix, on story ideas that will be of interest to not only women but men and families that enjoy RVing and basically, living luxuriously in smaller spaces," said Moniz.