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Realtor: Say 'No' to Campground Occupancy Tax

Editor’s Note: The following opinion piece on the proposed Transient Occupancy Tax for a campground in Red Bluff which goes to a public referendum on Election Day was written by Don Polson and was published in the Red Bluff Daily News. Polson has called Red...

National Parks Take Major Assault from Sandy

Sunrise today (Oct. 30) showed deep, heavy snow in national parks in the Appalachians, flooding along coastal and barrier island parks, and waves towering more than two stories along some lakeshores farther inland, National Parks Traveler reported. Those scenarios...

Chicago District Eyes Five New Campgrounds

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County (FPDCC) in Chicago recently completed a master planning process for developing and operating camping programs and facilities on FPDCC-owned properties. The master planning process to this point includes soliciting public...

Scout Camp to Become County Campground

The historic Winnebago Scout Reservation (WSR) near Marble Rock in Iowa will soon become a county park. The Winnebago Council of the Boy Scouts of America Executive Board on Oct. 25 unanimously decided to sell the 320-acre wooded camp to the Floyd County Conservation...

Petition Drive Seeks to Revive Ontario Parks

The Ontario government may have underestimated the level of outrage caused by the recent decision to cut overnight camping in several provincial parks. That’s the sense Timmins–James Bay Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) Gilles Bisson is getting in his talks...

Pa. Gov.: Sandy Alters the Way We Do Things

The storm that was Sandy isn’t done just yet. After lashing coastal cities and inundating parts of New York City with 13 feet of water, the core of the hybrid storm is beginning a long slog across Pennsylvania and upstate New York, with its effects spreading as...

Exec Turned Ex-Con to Address RV Audience

Attendees of the RVI Leadership Prayer Breakfast during the National RV Trade Show in Louisville, Ky., this year will hear the story of a man who went from leadership of a Fortune 500 company to more than eight years behind bars – and how he found his true wealth when...

Leisure Systems' Schutter Visits AGS/TXAD Hq

Rob Schutter, president and CEO of Leisure Systems Inc. (LSI), which is the official franchisor of Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts, visited the offices of AGS Guest Services Guides, a division of Texas Advertising. Specifically, Schutter met with AGS/TXAD...

Mich. Alters Campground Reservation System

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced that in November 2013 it will change its campground reservation system (CRS). The DNR says the transition will mean a new, improved CRS that will manage state park and harbor reservations. The DNR says...

Mount Everest is in Tibet's New National Park

With the opening of Qomolangma National Park on Oct. 26, Tibet is now home to the world’s highest national park, according to The Huffington Report. The park is named for Mount Everest, which is known locally as Qomolangma or Chomolungma. Within its boundaries...