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Sun Communities Reporting Dramatic Growth

Sun Communities Inc. , a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns and operates manufactured housing and recreational vehicle communities, today (April 25) reported its first quarter results. Highlights: Three Months Ended March 31, 2013 Raised $249.5 million in...

U.S. Rep. Chiding NPS for Sequester Signage

U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., is investigating the amount the National Park Service spent on signs blaming closures on sequestration cuts, including one at Linville Falls Campground along the Blue Ridge Parkway near Ashville,N.C., the Ashville Citizen-Times...

'Bleak Spring Runoff' for U.S. Western States

Summary: Chilly, unsettled weather across the central U.S. contrasted with increasingly dry conditions in the West and parts of the South. Consequently, drought coverage deceased from the upper Midwest into the western Corn Belt and central portions of the Rockies and...

Floods Covering Historic Illinois Canal Land

Flooding caused park closures, washouts and future repair jobs for both Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park and Illinois and Michigan Canal State Trail, the News Tribune, La Salle, Ill., reported. Illinois & Michigan Canal damage The I&M Canal trail between...

Forest River Inc.'s 2nd Rally is Aug. 4-10

The Forest River Owners’ Group (FROG) will hold its 2nd Annual FROG International Rally Aug. 4-10 at the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds in Goshen, Ind., according to a press release. FROG Director Bob Byrne reported that the event will feature six nights of camping,...

Corps May Ask States to Run Campgrounds

Some campgrounds on Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota may not be mowed as often, or the bathrooms cleaned daily, but they will be open this year. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will trim back maintenance because of budget cuts, but it will operate the Missouri River...

Maine Resort Adds 22 Park Models for 2013

The Seacoast RV Resort in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, is poised for a significant expansion, hoping to add 22 new sites in time for the summer. And, with the upcoming season drawing near, Jeffery Hinderliter, the town’s planner and community development director, said...

AAA: Drivers Change Habits at $3.44/Gallon

A new survey from AAA says consumers’ attitudes about gas prices and driving behavior begins to change once gas prices near $3.50 a gallon. Cincinnati.com reported that half of more than 1,000 U.S. adults told AAA prices are too high when they reach $3.44 a gallon....

Park Boundary Expansion Afoot at Yosemite

Boundaries for Yosemite National Park would be extended to include a vast tract of former timberland that naturalist John Muir envisioned for the park more than a century ago under legislation introduced Tuesday (April 23) by U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. The...

Missouri Parks Facing $400M Work Backlogs

Environment Missouri, a state environmental advocacy group, kicked off its campaign Tuesday (April 23) by calling on state legislators to take action on what they say are $400 million worth of back-logged repairs to state parks, St. Louis Public Radio reported. The...