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Pair arrested following string of thefts at Delaware campgrounds

(Jan. 7, 2010) -- According to The Daily Times, since last summer, park rangers had been actively investigating a series of burglaries and thefts in which people reported wallets and purses with credit cards stolen from parked vehicles or campsites at parks including Delaware Seashore, Fenwick Island and Holt's Landing.

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Maine state parks see increased traffic in 2009

(Jan. 7, 2010) -- Attendance at Maine state parks was the highest in seven years, officials said. The nightly occupancy rate at Maine’s 12 state campgrounds was up overall by 1 percent, while the day use visits were up by 8.3 percent.

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KOA sponsors USA Olympic bobsled and skeleton teams

(Jan. 6, 2010) -- “KOA is all about pride, franchisee teamwork, excellence and outdoor fun,” said Rogers. “The Winter Olympics bring the world’s elite athletes together to demonstrate the very best in outdoor recreation. Both KOA and the USBSF share a passion for dedication, hard work, competitive excellence and national pride.”

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Yellowstone sets tourism record in 2009

(Jan. 6, 2010) -- Yellowstone National Park hosted a record number of visitors in 2009. Nearly 3.3 million people visited the world’s first national park last year, up 7.5 percent from 2008 and up 4.6 percent from the previous record of 3.15 million visitors set in 2007.

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Utah national monuments celebrate 10th anniversary Friday

(Jan. 6, 2010) -- In the January issue of the ARVC Report, Jay Manning, with Manning & Nozick Insurance Agency, outlined several useful tips for campground owners and managers that he had learned while attending the InSites national camping convention last year in Orlando, Fla.

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Developer announces plans for RV park in Nebraska

(Jan. 5, 2010) -- Frank R. Krejci told the Omaha World-Herald he would like to build a family-themed outdoor recreation site that includes 159 RV sites plus ballfields and other recreation areas. The park, which would be called Leisure Village, would incorporate 230 acres and two existing sand-pit lakes currently on the property.

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Volunteers to play a key role in Iowa state park operations

(Jan. 4, 2010) -- Staffing levels at Iowa state parks are at historic lows and volunteers will be needed to pick up the slack. “At this point, we’re just kind of getting off the ground in terms of our recruitment efforts and trying to identify what parks are going to need the most assistance,” Baskins said.

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