(Jan. 30, 2012) -- The Kalamazoo Gazette reports that large trailers, small trailers, fifth-wheels and motorhomes will pack DeVos Place starting Thursday when the Grand Rapids Camper, Travel & RV Show opens.
(Jan. 30, 2012) -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack last week signaled the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s intent to issue a new planning rule for America’s 193-million acre National Forest System that seeks to deliver stronger protections for forests, water and wildlife while supporting the economic vitality of our rural communities.
(Jan. 30, 2012) -- Four months ago, Jim and Donita Clark fled their home state of Louisiana before authorities showed up at their house for an inspection. Ever since then, they've been hiding out in an RV in Texas with the four Capuchin monkeys they've reared for 10 years, reports the Seattle Post Intelligencer.
(Jan. 30, 2012) -- The Longview Daily News reports Cowlitz County officials have scaled back the Harry Gardner Park project near Toutle, Wash., but still hope to have the park ready for overnight camping by June.
(Jan. 30, 2012) -- The Texas Renaissance Festival announced that amongst the site update projects, it has plans to upgrade the Patron Campgrounds. The facilities will be expanded to include flushing toilets, electricity, running potable water, and new roads. There will also be a new entrance, convenience store, and the entire site will be themed like the Festival itself.
(Jan. 30, 2012) -- For 2012, the Trailer Life Directory celebrates its 40th anniversary, and commemorates the occasion with a special section highlighting RV history and looking toward the RV future. Also new in the 2012 edition are RV coupons for savings on-the-go, RV Troubleshooting Tips and Tricks, and Bilingual Parks At-A-Glance.
(Jan. 30, 2012) -- The Wyoming Business Report says in response to the funding shortfall, the National Park Service is turning toward corporate funding for support.
(Jan. 30, 2012) -- According to Hernando Today, rezoning has been approved for a 129-acre parcel in Brooksville, Fla., that when finished will include an RV park with 350 landscaped spots with utility hook-ups suitable for Class A motor coaches.
(Jan. 30, 2012) -- Gerard Pedata said, “ Individuals who are traveling alone can find themselves in a bit of a predicament if no one knows where they are. Sending a quick email or text message before heading off to a new location or on a hike, etc. can be extremely helpful if the traveler fails to make it back to their campsite as planned.”
(Jan. 30, 2012) -- Drew Industries Incorporated will release its fourth quarter 2011 financial results before the market opens on Monday, Feb. 13. Drew also will host a conference call on Monday, Feb. 13 at 11 a.m. ET.