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Lake Lowering Worries Park and Marina Owner

John Fayhee is concerned about how low the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers might decide to lower the water level of Lake Shelbyville in Illinois this winter as drought conditions persist throughout the Midwest, the Decatur Herald & Review reported. Damage to boats...

Councilor Backs Cuts to Fort Getty Campground

Jamestown, R.I., might have gotten a new town council two weeks ago, but that doesn’t mean old issues have gone away, particularly the controversy over the campground at Fort Getty. The issue over the RV park resurfaced Dec. 3 as Councilor Mary Meagher offered a...

Bradley System Earns Product Innovation Award

Bradley Corp., a lavatory system supplier to the RV park and campground industry, has won a 2012 Product Innovation Award (PIA) presented by Architectural Products magazine for the unique “all in one” touchless design of its new Advocate AV-Series Lavatory System. The...

Columbia River Waterfront Park Plan Denied

Yielding to public pressure, the Douglas County Commission in Washington state will not allow RV parks to be built along the Columbia River south of East Wenatchee, The Wenatchee World reported. “I think a lot of people were fearful that a bunch of RV parks were going...

Registration Closing for 2nd World RV Confab

RV park and campground owners and operators are urged to register now for the 2nd World RV Conference with the event nearing capacity and the registration deadline approaching. Hosted by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), the 2nd World RV Conference...

'How It's Made' to Telecast Cavco Plant Tour

The popular Science Channel documentary, “How It’s Made,” will explore the merits of factory-built housing at 9 p.m. EST Dec. 13 when its viewers watch how Cavco Industries Inc. manufactures one of its factory-built homes, according to a news release. “We see this as...

Athena Real Estate Buys 2nd Florida Property

Athena Real Estate, a real estate investment and advisory firm focused on specialty collateral types, has announced the acquisition of Morningside RV Estates, a 400-site, 55-plus RV park located in Dade City, Fla. The property, acquired through an Athena affiliate, is...

Workampers Staff Amazon Facility in Nevada

It’s 5:30 a.m. outside a huge Amazon fulfillment center in Fernley, Nev., population 19,000. Workers pour out of the doors as a new wave of employees arrive. They’re putting in close to 12-hour shifts round the clock during the final Christmas rush, CNBC...

Illinois DNR: State Park Rescue Not a Panacea

Soon, Illinois license plate will be a motorist’s ticket into the Illinois State Parks system. But park visitors hoping to see repairs and renovations at the parks will need to be patient as the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR) begins to receive...

Piggly Wiggly Helps State Sell Park Passports

Piggly Wiggly shoppers in South Carolina now can pick up a state parks passport — at a 20% discount — with their groceries. Piggly Wiggly and the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism unveiled the new partnership Wednesday (Dec. 5). The idea is to...

EPA Sued Over Pollution in Minnesota Parks

Several environmental and conservation groups are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over air pollution in Minnesota’s Voyageurs National Park and Isle Royale, Minnesota Public Radio reported. The suit filed in federal district court in St....

Maine Makes Lonely Planet's 'Must See' List

Click here to listen to a 3-minute broadcast courtesy of Maine Public Broadcasting Network on the following story about Maine. When it comes to the Pine Tree State, the whole world already knows about lobsters and lighthouses. But less well known are the wide open...