(March 19, 2012) -- New York's parks may find new income by expanding camping areas and adding cabins. The Saratogian reports that statewide and locally, camping makes up only 12 percent of total revenue for state parks, but presents a considerable opportunity for growth.
(March 19, 2012) -- “We’ve visited the MOARC show for three years and this was our best year by far,” said Schaeffer. “This enforces the trend that we started seeing at the end of last year when we visited shows put on by KOA and ARVC.”
(March 19, 2012) -- The Edmonton Journal reports that Arizona proudly calls itself "the Grand Canyon state," so it's a bit surprising that many of the Canadian snowbirds who winter in the Phoenix area have never visited it. RVers Alan and Ruth Walker of Alberta were two of those snowbirds.
(March 19, 2012) -- The Associated Press reports that 65-year-old Elaine Kelly, co-owner of Hoot Owl Hollow Campground and RV Park in Dubuque, is asking to withdraw her guilty plea to charges that she destroyed a wetland while developing the campground.
(March 19, 2012) -- The Pure Michigan national cable TV advertising campaign for spring/summer 2012 hits the airwaves across the country beginning Monday, March 19 and runs through June. Pure Michigan television commercials will air nationally more than 5,000 times.
(March 19, 2012) -- Open fires on the ground, in fire grates, or charcoal grills are prohibited in developed areas, including the Elk Mountain Campground, Visitor Center, park residences, offices, picnic grounds, and paved highways. Gas stoves in or on fire resistant containers are permitted in designated campsites and designated picnic sites.
(March 19, 2012) -- Examiner.com reports that hunters are threatening to boycott Camping World's 75 nationwide locations after Chairman and CEO Marcus Lemonis, displeased with photos of Donald Trump's sons on a big game hunting safari in Zimbabwe, announced that the company would no longer sponsor NBC's Celebrity Apprentice.
(March 19, 2012) -- Cummins Inc. has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the sixth year in a row, reports The Republic.
(March 19, 2012) -- Police said that twelve people were arrested after Van Buren County sheriff's deputies broke up a large party and fight at a campground near Decatur, reports MLive.com.
(March 19, 2012) -- In Texas, the Huntsville State Park offers amenities for the outdoors that all of its visitors can enjoy, reports the Huntsville Item.