(Jan. 24, 2012) -- Brookings locals say the water in the Chetco River is higher than it has been in 20 years. Guy Barnes and his wife live at Rivers Edge RV Resort, and on Thursday, their trailer was hit with three feet of water from the flooded river, reports KTVL.
(Jan. 24, 2012) -- Morrison has overseen public and media relations for RVIA since October 1985 and the efforts of the all-industry Go RVing program since 1996. Most recently, she played a key role in the development and production of Go RVing’s new “AWAY” campaign, which launches in late February.
(Jan. 24, 2012) -- The Richmond Times Dispatch reports that in 2010, volunteers logged 256,418 hours in Virginia's 35 state parks, offering an estimated $5,366,829 in value to the system. Final numbers for 2011 have not been tabulated, but by the end of September, there were 215,000 volunteer hours logged.
(Jan. 24, 2012) -- Buffalo Gap National Grassland has no developed campgrounds, and that might deter some campers, but there are many dispersed camping opportunities. A few specific locations, such as French Creek Picnic Area and Steer Creek Overlook, are described in ForestCamping.com with GPS coordinates provided.
(Jan. 24, 2012) -- Ray and Becky Cichello from Catawba, Va., won the December sweepstakes for a free months stay at the Signature Naples Motorcoach Resort in Naples. Three more winners will be chosen through February and March. Any RV adventurer may still enter for their chance to win by visiting the Signature Resorts website.
(Jan. 24, 2012) -- During heavy rain events in Sept. 2011, Dec. 2011 and Jan. 2012, significant amounts of sediment from U.S. Energy's mining roads and well pads in Pennsylvania's Allegheny National Forest washed into nearby waterways, resulting in severe turbidity in the waters of Yeager Brook within Allegany State Park.
(Jan. 24, 2012) -- "SMBC's strong financial commitment expands our borrowing capacity, further diversifies our funding sources and improves our overall funding costs. We look forward to having a mutually rewarding, long term relationship with SMBC."
(Jan. 23, 2012) -- According to the News-Sun, one reason the RV park and campground industry is weathering these difficult times is the many people who love to live on wheels.
(Jan. 23, 2012) -- "The worst is over," said Robert Cornwell, spokesman for the Florida Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds, told the News Sun. "With the economy and political situation the way they are, things are unstable, but better than two years ago, much more positive.
(Jan. 23, 2012) -- The owners of Royal Oaks Mobilehome Community park have begun the process to amend their permit to allow travel trailers and recreational vehicles, reports the Visalia Times-Delta.