(Nov. 4, 2011) -- According to a press release by Southwick Associates and the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), the great outdoors and historic preservation generate an estimated $1 trillion in total economic activity and support 9.4 million jobs each year, reports The Idaho Statesman.
(Nov. 4, 2011) -- Wildlife Resources Director Dan Forster said the GORP answers a long-realized need for those users to help cover the cost of providing the property. The new system allows a broader range of constituents -- beyond hunters and anglers -- to contribute more equitably.
(Nov. 4, 2011) -- Laura Ruane, writing for The News-Press, writes that the birds are coming back -- the human snowbirds -- and it's a lovely sight for recession-sore eyes.
(Nov. 4, 2011) -- After being in the planning stages and the budget for a number of years, the Council is recommending that the City approve awarding a contract for the construction of a mini-putting course at Riverside Campground in Kimberley, reports the Kimberley Daily Bulletin.
(Nov. 4, 2011) -- Former New Yorker Tom Fragale looked West to expand his horizons as an RV technician when the economy changed more than three years ago. Now he says he wouldn't trade a thing working for Camping World RV Sales in Las Vegas, reports the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
(Nov. 4, 2011) -- Mark Inkrote’s 28-year career in the recreation vehicle industry includes serving in senior sales roles with Fleetwood RV, Inc. and Support Product Services.
(Nov. 4, 2011) -- Out & About Live reports that customers who paid deposits to Discover Leisure, a UK motorhome and caravan dealer, using anything other than a credit card are not likely to get their money back.
(Nov. 4, 2011) -- Virginia Campground Association elects new board members, expands RV show marketing, considers adding a state capitol lobbiest and welcomes state park managers to its meeting.
(Nov. 4, 2011) -- Canadian employment fell by 54,000 in October, contrary to the 15,000 rise expected by forecasters, said Desjardins. Payroll employment in America rose a modest 80,000 in October, which was slightly below the 95,000 gain expected, added Ferley.
(Nov. 4, 2011) -- Kropf park model homes incorporate LED lighting, Energy Star refrigerators, low-flow toilets and sustainably harvested oriented strand board, or wood that comes from fast-growing trees. They also recycle cardboard, copper wire, aluminum and steel.