OIA attends White House conference

(March 5, 2012) -- Titled "Growing America’s Outdoor Heritage and Economy," the event took place at the U.S. Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C. The forum explored the link between conservation and strong local economies through tourism, outdoor recreation, and healthy lands, waters and wildlife.

New York’s Chocolate Moose campground closes

(March 5, 2012) -- "At this point in time we wanted all of you to know that we have no other choice but to put everything up for sale. This was a very tough and emotional decision that our family has made. The hardest part is saying goodbye to our dream and to the 7,000 members on the Chocolate Moose mailing list who believe in this as much as we did," the letter read.

March 9 to 18: Bay Area RV Expo

(March 5, 2012) -- The event will offer free parking, free admission, free food, free informative RV seminars and entertainment for the entire family. Anyone who attends will be able to enter a raffle for a flat panel TV with no purchase necessary. With more than 4 acres of the show under roof, weather will not have an impact on the expo, Thorpe promised.