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303,000 May Lose Power Today Due To Fire Risk In Calif.

Thousands of residents in northern California are expected lose power on today (Nov. 20) as a precaution against wildfires, according to TIME. Utility company Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) announced Monday that about 303,000 customers in 25 counties are expected...

Senate Committee Passes Bill That Lowers NPS Backlog

A Senate committee has passed out to the full chamber legislation designed to make a significant cut in the roughly $12 billion maintenance backlog across the National Park System, but it faces long odds to become law this year, according to the National Parks...

Pa. Parks Plan May Include Treehouses, Food Trucks

Treehouse-like, elevated cabins, boat-in waterfront campsites, and increased night sky, astronomical viewing sites are among the proposals in a new 25-year plan under consideration for the 121 state parks across the state by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation...

Yellowstone Nat. Park Looking To Boost Wi-Fi in Park

A year ago, Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Cam Sholly was just arriving in the park, according to the Powell Tribune. Shortly after unpacking he quickly began calling for improved connectivity. With the future of the park including a phone in almost every...

Calif. Park Might Reduce Campsites To Fight Pollution

A decision about controlling air pollution at the Oceano Dunes in Oceano, Calif., may soon limit the amount of visitors allowed to camp at the state park, according to FOX 26. California State Parks is reportedly not meeting the requirements of an agreement to help...

Utah Officials Announce Bear Incidents Doubled in ‘19

A total of 53 incidents with black bears were reported to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources as of Nov. 7 — nearly double the number reported in 2018 (27), according to KUTV. The majority of the incidents involved bears getting into garbage or food at campgrounds...

Deschutes Forest Campgrounds Require Reservations

Beginning in 2020, Cultus Lake’s Little Cove, Big Cove and West Cultus boat-in campgrounds will require a reservations in order to camp during the facilities’ operational season. the U.S. Forest Service announced Tuesday (Nov. 19), according to KTVZ. Officials with...

Cavco’s Boor, Gage Offer Positive Outlooks for ’20

New Cavco Industries Inc. President and CEO Bill Boor isn’t a newcomer to the RV park and campground sector, having spent several years on Cavco’s board of directors and previously playing a strategic role with a former Cavco parent firm Centex Homes. Still, he’s not...

LSI Presents Variety Of Year-End Awards To Owners

Leisure Systems Inc. (LSI) presented its annual awards to Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts franchisees throughout the U.S. and Canada during its annual Symposium in early November. Below are some of the award winners by location: Camp-Resort of the Year: Cave...

Reps From 60 Parks Attend ‘19 CONY Conference

The Campground Owners of New York (CONY) held its 56th Annual Exposition for the Outdoor Hospitality Industry & Trade Show from Oct. 28-30, at Turning Stone Resort in Verona, N.Y. The theme of the 2019 exposition was, “Happy Campers: Best Practices for Better...

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