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GA: State park master plan meeting Tuesday

(Dec. 2, 2016) -- Everyone who is interested in the future of Chattahoochee Bend State Park is invited to a planning meeting Tuesday. The meeting will be held at the Welcome Community Center, 1792 Welcome Road, Newnan, at 7 p.m. Read More »

GA: Park celebrates ‘dark sky’ stargazing status

(Dec. 2, 2016) -- Georgia’s Stephen C. Foster State Park is in the middle of the Okefenokee Swamp. It’s very remote, and that means at night it is very dark. So dark, it’s now being recognized as one of the best places in the country to see the night sky. Read More »

WA: Proposal for vintage trailer park raises hackles

(Dec. 2, 2016) -- Although she has a compliance plan with Okanogan County that spells out the necessary permits for an RV park she is planning near the town of Methow, property owner Kimberly Mele continues to provoke neighbors and county officials by working on the site without authorization. Read More »

NPS plans to partially re-open MLK’s birth home

(Dec. 1, 2016) -- After temporarily closing the childhood home of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in August for safety reasons, the National Park Service is optimistic that the first floor will be repaired and re-opened to the visiting public in time for the Martin Luther King, Jr., Day holiday weekend in January. Read More »

CT: Struggling state parks seek ways to survive

(Dec. 1, 2016) -- When Connecticut’s parks were hit with a 10 percent funding cut earlier this year, park officials needed to take some drastic steps. They closed several campgrounds for the season as early as July. Lifeguards oversaw beaches less frequently. And, at some sites, crews stopped mowing the grass. Read More »

AK: Skagway waste disposal options could expand

(Dec. 1, 2016) -- Skagway’s limited waste disposal options could be expanded with a developing project. At a public meeting next week, residents will have a chance to take part in a discussion about the design for a 15-acre solid waste, recycling, public works and RV park facility. Read More »

Ontario: Cancer-causing benzene at campground

(Dec. 1, 2016 -- Raw well water entering the Pointe des Chenes treatment plant is still laced with benzene, even though an eight-year-old problem with the carcinogen in treated water seems to have been resolved since new filtration equipment was activated over the summer. Read More »

Crabtree Falls — Cool in December

(Dec. 1, 2016) -- Spring is also a good time to visit the falls, not only for bold flows but also to see the 40-plus species of wildflowers, from lady slippers to jack-in-the-pulpits to a few relic crabapple trees that gave the area its name. It’s a little over 500 feet elevation change down to the falls. Your return trip explores the upper Crabtree Creek valley. Read More »

North Texas Jellystone receives prestigious award

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(Dec. 1, 2016) —  Six years ago, Ronnie Bowyer and his staff at Rustic Creek Ranch made a strategic decision to join the Jellystone Park network as a way of targeting families who wanted a fun place to camp with lots of organized activities and wholesome family entertainment, a release from Jellystone Park reported. Read More »