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RV Daily Report is the source for the latest news impacting the campground industry. Has a new RV park or campground opened, closed, sold, or been in the news? What are the latest stories that help campground owners and managers better run their park operations and drive traffic to their businesses? What great destinations should RVers and campers add to their must visit list? Bookmark this page and check in daily for the latest news on campgrounds and RV parks.

OIA sponsors webinar on promoting locally-owned companies

(Sept. 29, 2010) -- Midwest Mountaineering sales and profits have shown yearly increases during the current recession. Owners Rod and Sharon Johnson feel this is due to providing a fun shopping experience and being a locally owned business, and they’re planning to share their insights and tactics with others who face similar challenges.

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North Carolina researchers create energy-producing artificial leaf

(Sept. 29, 2010) -- Velev even imagines a future where homes, RVs or park models could be covered with soft sheets of similar electricity-generating artificial-leaf photo voltaic cells. The concept of biologically inspired 'soft' devices for generating electricity may present a future alternative for present-day solid-state technologies.

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New funding program starts Friday for Michigan state parks

(Sept. 29, 2010) -- The Recreation Passport replaces the traditional state park and boating Motor Vehicle Permit (MVP), or "window sticker," system in place now at state parks, recreation areas and boat launches. Motorists may choose to pay a $10 fee when they renew their vehicle plate registration. This fee will authorize entry into state parks and boat launches for the usual one-year period of the registration. Camping fees will remain in place.

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California newspaper advocates vehicle fees to save state parks

(Sept. 29, 2010) -- "The gradual shutdown of the state parks system is costing Californians jobs -- and not just park employees and contractors, but the private businesses situated near parks," the Bakersfield Californian noted in an editorial. "The admittedly imperfect solution: Fund the state parks system with a reliable revenue stream from a source outside the broken legislative budget structure."

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Outlook bleak for investors who trusted Nevada RV park developer

(Sept. 28, 2010) -- Two years after longtime Pahrump developer Hans Seibt filed for bankruptcy with $70 million in debts, a court-appointed trustee has been unable to find any assets to pay back hundreds of investors, many of them seniors who lost their life savings, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported.

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ARVC sets the date for 2010 InSites convention

(Sept. 27, 2010) -- The convention and tradeshow, which takes place Dec. 1 to 3 in Las Vegas, features a powerful lineup of seminar leaders who will share ideas and strategies that park operators can use to improve their growth, profitability and performance in 2011.

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ARVC hires new director of education

(Sept. 27, 2010) -- Barbara Youmans, who begins her new position with ARVC Oct. 1st, has more than 30 years of experience in education involving everything from college-level teaching positions to teaching and managing corporate employee training programs for ARAMARK Educational Resources, a subsidiary of the company that manages food and beverage and hospitality services for the National Park Service.

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Barbecue heats up RV park

(Sept. 27, 2010) -- The River View RV Park in Vidalia was packed full of grills and appetites Friday, as cooks from all over the area brought their best food and recipes to compete for trophies and bragging rights.

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West Virginia officials threaten to shut down campground

(Sept. 27, 2010) -- The State Department of Environmental Protection appears perfectly willing to shutter two hotels and Dallas Pike Campground because their shared sewer system is "outdated" and "not in compliance" with state laws. And the nearby community that promisd to extend sewer lines to the area, is balking at the $3 million price tag, the Wheeling News Register reported.

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