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Fed. Cuts Affect Corps Campgrounds

Federal budget cuts will affect camping and other recreational activities at Mark Twain Lake near Hannibal, Mo., and three southern Illinois lakes this summer, the Army Corps of Engineers announced on Feb. 12. The corps’ St. Louis District office said government-run...

Go RVing Ads Air During Daytona 500

After kicking off the 2008 advertising campaign on Super Bowl XLII two weeks ago, Go RVing is following up with another major sporting venue – this Sunday’s (Feb. 17) Daytona 500. Go RVing’s “Red Wagon” ad is airing during the 50th running of the Daytona 500 on FOX....

Calif. County Adding Yurts to Campsites

The board of supervisors in Santa Clara County, Calif., on Feb. 12 approved the installation of 24 yurts at five county parks over the next five years, according to KNTV Ch. 11, San Francisco. The yurts are going in at: Mt. Madonna County Park, Joseph D. Grant County...

BC Parks Camping Fees Adjusted

The British Columbia Ministry of Environment will introduce an inflation-based increase to camping fees in most provincial parks on April 1 for the 2008 camping season. Camping fees will increase by $1 per night for rustic and basic sites, and by $2 per night for...

CDC, FEMA Address Media on Formaldehyde

Representatives from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) met with media Thursday (Feb. 14), outlining results and ensuing procedures following random formaldehyde testing on trailers used in emergency relief for...

Formaldehyde Risks in Trailers Confirmed

Even though levels of formaldehyde vary widely among FEMA trailers and some trailer inhabitants are less affected by the colorless gas than others, all residents are encouraged to move into "safer housing as soon as possible," preferably before the summer, said Julie...

TengoInternet Adds Customers in 9 States

TengoInternet announced that it added 14 new Wi-Fi customers in nine states. The announcement marks the 74th TengoZone in Florida, 67th in Texas and 50th in Arizona, all stronghold states for TengoInternet, the company stated in a press release. New customers for the...

Colorado Campground Owners Convene

Seventy people, including representatives from 21 campgrounds, attended the Colorado Campground & Lodging Owners’ Association (CCLOA) Convention and Trade Show Feb. 5-8 at The Academy Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo. Seventeen vendors took part in the trade show. The...

LSI Unveils 3 New Member Camp-Resorts

The three parks joining Leisure Systems Inc. (LSI) this year bring new dimensions to the Yogi Bear Jellystone camp-resort system. “We’re thrilled to be expanding the Jellystone Park network to include these three remarkable destinations,” said Rob Schutter, LSI...

Maine Association Battles Lodging Tax

Approximately 30 members of the Maine Campground Owners Association (MECOA) attended the association's annual meeting Feb. 8 at the Portland Sports Complex in Portland, Maine. The meeting was held prior to the MECOA-sponsored 4th Annual Vacationland RV and Camping...

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