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Herkimer Diamond KOA to Open Solar Kolony

With more than 40 inches of annual precipitation and three times as many cloudy days as sunny ones, upstate New York seems like the wrong place to determine the extent to which people can satisfy their energy needs with solar energy. But Dr. Renee Scialdo Shevat...

Equity LifeStyle Reports Higher Q1 Revneues

Equity LifeStyle Properties Inc. has announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. ELS owns or has an interest in 307 quality properties in 27 states and British Columbia consisting of 111,004 sites. The Company is a self-administered, self-managed, real...

Park Board to Put 'Teeth' in Campground Regs

Officials in Williston, N.D., are going to make it harder for transient workers who live in their RVs to find seasonal sites in county-owned campgrounds, the Williston Herald reported. With the increasing oil activity and lack of housing in recent years, people had...

TACO Sets Big Agenda for May 1-3 Conference

The Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO) will host its annual spring conference and trade show May 1-3 at Guadalupe River RV Resort in Kerrville. “We’re expecting a big crowd, much like we had last year,” Brian Schaeffer, TACO’s executive director and CEO,...

Small Country Campground Adds Many Features

No Kings Dominion or Disney World (yet), but Small Country Campground in central Virginia is adding lots of fun entertainment features in 2011 to compete with the best. All of these entertainment centers and new activities follow two years of construction that doubled...

Tents for Troops Membership Nears 70

Charlie Curry has been offering free camping at his RV park in Castle Rock, Wash., to active military personnel for about three years, and now he’s recruiting other parks to do the same, the Longview Daily News reported. Curry founded “Tents for...

North Carolina Flood Cleanup Underway

Click here to watch a video, courtesy of WSOC-TV, Charlotte, N.C. People spent Monday (April 18) cleaning up along Wilson Creek after heavy rain caused flooding over the weekend. Campers at the Killian Campground near Collettesville, N.C., scrambled to get to safety...

Maine State Parks Renew 1st-Time Campers Program

In anticipation of this year’s camping season, the Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands (BPL), under the Maine Department of Conservation, again is offering its First-Time Campers raffle program to Maine residents who want to try their hand at camping, the Village Soup...

Flooding Routs Campers on Tennessee River

Campers at McFarland Park in Florence, Ala., began packing up and heading to higher ground Monday (April 18) after city officials issued an evacuation order as the Tennessee River is expected to spill over its banks for the second time within the past six weeks....