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WATCH: NPS Highlights Efforts to Modernize Parks

WCM Fireside Chats focused on the National Park Service (NPS) during its show on Monday (Feb. 22). Tamara Delaplane, a member of the National Park Service’s Great American Outdoors Act LRF Execution Team, and a landscape architect and project manager, joined the show...

Column: Campgrounds that Offer ‘Vintage’ Experience

Editor’s note: This column was written by Haley Dalian, marketing manager for Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Campspot, a reservations and management systems provider. The rise of vintage appeal is taking the RV industry by storm, and campground owners are taking advantage...

Camping World Launches a ‘Multi-Language Initiative’

Camping World Holdings Inc. has announced the launch of multi-language initiatives intended to ignite domestic and international expansion, according to a press release. Initiatives should result in enhancements to its consumer-facing platforms, including but not...

Interior Welcomes New Members to Leadership Team

The U.S. Department of the Interior today (Feb. 22) announced additional members of the agency leadership team working to steward America's natural, cultural and historic resources, and honor our nation-to-nation relationship with Tribes. “As we work to advance...

Survey: Consumer Confidence Index Improved in Feb.

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index improved again in February, after increasing in January, according to a release. The Index now stands at 91.3 (1985=100), up from 88.9 in January. The Present Situation Index — based on consumers’ assessment of current...

Togo RV: 10 Things New RVers Should Know To Do

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is an excerpt of an article by Britta Brown published by Togo RV. Click here to read the full report. Every RVer starts out as a newbie and is bound to make a mistake or two. Luckily, there are millions of experienced RVers that can help...

IKEA, ESCAPE Partner to Build $47,500 Tiny Houses

Moving off the grid can often mean sacrificing comfort and style for practicality. But Swedish furniture company IKEA hopes to give homeowners an abode that is equal measures chic, sustainable, functional, and affordable with its new tiny house, according to a report...

ORR Leaders Voice Support for the Interior Nominee

Several leaders of various outdoor recreation associations offered their enthusiastic support to President Biden’s nomination of New Mexico Rep. Debra Haaland to be the next secretary of the Interior during a Monday (Feb. 22) conference call facilitated by the Outdoor...

Straight Talk: Black Folks Camp Too’s Earl B. Hunter

EDITOR'S NOTE: Earl B. Hunter Jr., formerly of SylvanSport who now heads up "Black Folks Camp Too," recently joined Kristin Hostetter, editorial director of SNEWS, a trade media firm that covers the outdoor retail industry, for a video interview. Click here to watch...

AAA Says Frigid Temps Fuel Spikes at Gas Pump

Motorists are filling-up to some of the most expensive gas prices seen in over a year, AAA reports. With the forced shutdown of Gulf Coast and some Mid-West refineries due to last week’s winter weather, gasoline stocks have tightened and gas prices have skyrocketed....

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