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Guns allowed into national parks without permit

(Oct. 21, 2009) -- While federal officials are trying to figure out the nuances of the law to develop guidance for park rangers, one said there appears to be little question that toting firearms openly will be allowed, depending on the law of the state in which the park is located. Read More »

California city contemplates RV parking restrictions

(Oct. 30, 2009) -- Calimesa has been considering the ordinance’s purpose and intent, vehicle definitions, parking requirements (residential and public streets), limitations of usage, maintenance, temporary permits for guests and other minor modifications. Read More »

Residents of Pennyslvania community oppose RV restrictions

(Oct. 19, 2009) -- The owner of a local flea market claims the proposed ordinance, which allows only two RVs per property, with the exception of an RV park, would affect his business because there have been up to five campers on the site, including the converted bus which is used as a security office. Boehm said he has 500 signatures on petitions opposing the ban. Read More »

American Coach delivers first unit under new management

(Oct. 23, 2009) -- American Coach announced it retailed its first VIP factory delivery, an optional service available to all American Coach customers, since American Industrial Partners, Inc. acquired the company in July. VIP factory delivery is unique in that customers take delivery of their new American Coach model where it was built, and to learn how to operate it with a factory representative. Read More »

Agency uses RV to isolated veterans

(Oct. 21, 2009) -- The RV parked Tuesday outside the Princeton Vet Center along Mercer Street was a Mobile Vet Center designed to reach rural and underserved veterans. Inside the 38-foot motor coach, veterans can receive services ranging from counseling to medical consultations. Inside the RV, veterans will find two private consulting rooms and a telemedicine capability that allows them to speak with a physician. Read More »

Oregon charity opens RV storage center

(Oct. 30, 2009) -- Idle property at the Redmond Humane Society's Shelter is being put to use. Starting Nov. 3, people can park their recreation vehicles and help provide some sustainable income for the shelter. Read More »

Is interest in conservation dying? New study shows it may be

(Oct. 19, 2009) -- Two researchers and the chief scientist at the Nature Conservancy, have found that only people who engage in vigorous outdoor sports, like hiking and backpacking, tend later to become supporters of mainline conservation groups. Surprisingly, the more time one spent fishing or sightseeing in natural areas, the less likely that person was to support these particular conservation causes. "Apparently not all outdoor recreation is equal in terms of who is going to be an investor in conservation," Zaradic said. Read More »

RVs to stalk each other at California demolition derby

(Oct. 19, 2009) -- The event starts slowly, with six motor homes bumping into each other in reverse like malfunctioning bumper cars. Things start to pick up as the drivers circle the dirt track to get more speed, careening into each other's rides at up to 20 mph. "The biggest difference (between cars and RVs) is probably the fact that the car at least stays intact" Basile said. "These things pretty much striptease; I mean they completely come apart." Read More »

Delaware could get its first national park

(Oct. 20, 2009) -- The state’s congressional delegation plans to introduce legislation Tuesday to create a history-themed park with a center in New Castle and multiple satellite locations. Topics would include European settlement and Delaware’s role as the first state to ratify the Constitution. Delaware is the only state without a unit of the National Park Service. Read More »

Work campers enjoy traveling the country on a budget

(Oct. 28, 2009) -- The work camper lifestyle may not be for everyone, but many people enjoy the freedom that this lifestyle provides. Doing odd jobs while on the road allows the traveler to enjoy a full time RV lifestyle without having to first retire. This allows them to see the world while they are still young and in good health. Read More »

RV used for medical research in Pennsylvania community

(Oct. 19, 2009) -- Jeff Trull is behind the wheel of a massive camper with green curtains and beige carpeting and $140,000 worth of scientific equipment inside. It’s a laboratory on wheels. Each week, he and another Tufts University graduate student, whom he calls his “co-pilot,” drive this RV up and down the streets of Somerville collecting pollution data. They are measuring air quality at all hours of the day so that they can track how pollution levels change with different traffic volumes and wind speeds. Read More »