(Nov. 14, 2011) -- Depending on whom you ask, what to do with the former Linger Longer Mobile Home and RV Park is either a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that can't be passed up, or it's a financial disaster waiting to happen, reports Tampabay.com.
(Nov. 14, 2011) -- The Associated Press reports that sales of the Discover Pass, Washington's new state park parking pass, is not raising the money officials expected. If the program fails, the parks agency will have to find new money or close most of the state's 116 parks.
(Nov. 14, 2011) -- Two rollerblading teens rubbed feces on parts of the New River Gorge National River headquarters in Glen Jean, W.Va., during an apparent spree of vandalism, a federal arrest warrant alleges, according to a report in The Charleston Gazette.
(Nov. 14, 2011) -- AndroidApps.com reports that iCampsites allows users to quickly and easily locate campsites throughout Europe by either vicinity or current location, by using filters, name, town/city or a configurable radius.
(Nov. 14, 2011) -- Trailer Solutions Financial will use AppOne to help simplify the preparation of loan documents, automate credit application processing and connect its dealer customers with lending sources.
(Nov. 14, 2011) -- The four state parks in Monterey County facing closure next year still have no saviors in sight, despite new legislation that makes it easier to keep them open, reports The Salinas Californian.
(Nov. 14, 2011) -- Stung by deep budget cuts and its fifth round of layoffs, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites Division has begun the "Direction 2015" initiative to make the parks system rely as little as possible on state funding within three years, reports the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
(Nov. 14, 2011) -- A new, 100 kW wind turbine at Fishermen's Memorial State Park and Campground in Narragansett, R.I. will supply about half of the electrical needs for this popular state park and campground each year.
(Nov. 14, 2011) -- On Nov. 2, a national conference was held in Scottsdale to discuss the possibility of using public-private recreation partnerships to keep state and county parks open. Due to cutbacks in government spending, parks all over the nation are facing the possibility of shutdowns, reports PinalCountyToday.com.
(Nov. 14, 2011) -- Whiskeytown National Recreation Area has announced the approval of the Finding of No Significant Impact for the Expansion and Redesign of the Oak Bottom Campground project in California.