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 Monitoring the health of Michigan’s forests by air and on land

Monitoring the health of Michigan’s forests by air and on land

Oak wilt – an invasive, exotic disease – can be spread in infected firewood. (DNR photos) Forestry is a relatively young science in the...

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Visitors to Toast Sunset at Fallingwater’s 18th Annual Twilight Tour

Visitors to Toast Sunset at Fallingwater’s 18th Annual Twilight Tour

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy invites the public to enjoy Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, as the sun sets over Bear Run Nature ...

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Tips to prevent ticks from taking over your camping trip

Tips to prevent ticks from taking over your camping trip

Author's note: The following press release is geared toward tick prevention for kids heading off to summer camp, but I think it very eas...

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Best National Parks for Camping

Best National Parks for Camping

Jennifer Plum Auvil wrote a nice article for The Travel Channel recently on the Best National Parks in which to go camping . "Embrace...

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New all-natural bracelets, stickers make mosquitos buzz off

New all-natural bracelets, stickers make mosquitos buzz off

Author's disclaimer: I have no idea if these things work, but I'd thought I'd pass along their press release just in case some...

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VIDEO: Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping named 'No. 1 Favorite Campground'

VIDEO: Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping named 'No. 1 Favorite Campground'

Over the week of the Fourth of July this summer, we stayed at Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping. We enjoyed our time - here's a link to ou...

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 Learn to fish this summer at a 'Hook, Line and Sinker' Michigan DNR program

Learn to fish this summer at a 'Hook, Line and Sinker' Michigan DNR program

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites those who would like to learn how to fish to attend a free “Hook, Line and Sinker” prog...

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VIDEO: 2014 King Aire Motorhome by Newmar

VIDEO: 2014 King Aire Motorhome by Newmar

Enjoy this 20:25 video of the 2014 King Aire Motorhome by Newmar. Here's what Newmar had to say about its video: Let Newmar introd...

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Visitors Commend Ohio State Parks for Service Excellence

Visitors Commend Ohio State Parks for Service Excellence

Fun recreational activities abound for families at Ohio State Parks throughout the summer, with opportunities to go hiking, swimming, fishin...

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VIDEO: Jayco 2014 Class A Precept

VIDEO: Jayco 2014 Class A Precept

Enjoy this 2:31 video from Jayco RV on the all-new Jayco Class A Precept. Here's what Jayco had to say about its video: Jayco is p...

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New programs, exhibits illustrate attack on Fort Michilimackinac 250 years ago

New programs, exhibits illustrate attack on Fort Michilimackinac 250 years ago

Visitors to Colonial Michilimackinac gather outside the newly built rowhouse. (DNR photos) Most Michigan school children have heard the...

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Help keep Great Lakes’ beaches "Barefoot Friendly"

Help keep Great Lakes’ beaches "Barefoot Friendly"

Editor's note: The following letter came to me recently. If anyone has the time, this is a great volunteer opportunity. In an effort t...

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Illinois Department of Natural Resources Newsbits

Illinois Department of Natural Resources Newsbits

Camping Reservations: Make your Illinois campsite and shelter reservations for many IDNR sites online www.reserveamerica.com using a Visa...

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Wisconsin State Parks campground electrification project update

Wisconsin State Parks campground electrification project update

The campsite electrification project at Peninsula State Park is progressing. Peninsula State Park: On June 12, the following campsites at ...

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Michigan's Port Crescent State Park hosts Vintage Camper Show July 25-28

Michigan's Port Crescent State Park hosts Vintage Camper Show July 25-28

Vintage travel-trailer enthusiasts are bringing the glory days of "trailering" to Port Crescent State Park in Huron County. The ro...

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VIDEO: Starcraft RV's 50th Anniversary

VIDEO: Starcraft RV's 50th Anniversary

Enjoy this 3:50 video that celebrates the 50th anniversary of Starcraft RV. Here's what Starcraft RV had to say about its video: ...

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'America’s Favorite Park' campaign could net state parks $100,000 recreation grant

'America’s Favorite Park' campaign could net state parks $100,000 recreation grant

Hoffmaster State Park (MI) Coca-Cola has launched its fourth annual promotion of parks nationwide through the “America’s Favorite Park” ...

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U.S. Representatives from Indiana, Florida start RV Caucus

U.S. Representatives from Indiana, Florida start RV Caucus

Photo courtesy of RVIA WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Reps. Dennis Ross (FL-15) and Jackie Walorski (IN-02) have formed the Congressional Recre...

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VIDEO: RV Height Safety Tips from Mark Polk of RV Education 101

VIDEO: RV Height Safety Tips from Mark Polk of RV Education 101

Enjoy this 46-second video from Mark Polk of RV Education 101 on RV height safety tips. Here's what Mark Polk had to say about his ...

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Showcasing the Michigan DNR: Gourmet Gone Wild brings conservation to the table

Showcasing the Michigan DNR: Gourmet Gone Wild brings conservation to the table

Kati Bentley holds a tray of wild turkey mole that was prepared by chef Dan Nelson (left) at a recent Gourmet Gone Wild event in Lansin...

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Mackinaw City Vacation: Part IV - Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park

Mackinaw City Vacation: Part IV - Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park

This is the fourth and final post from our Mackinaw City vacation. The first post was a video review of our campground, Mackinaw Mill ...

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Mackinaw City Vacation: Part III - Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Mackinaw City Vacation: Part III - Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Miner's Castle We went camping in Mackinaw City over the week of the Fourth of July. This is the third of four posts about our t...

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