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San Gabriel Mountains Newest National Monument

A large area of the San Gabriel Mountains is now a national monument. During the final day of a Southern California visit President Obama made the announcement during a signing ceremony in the wilderness northeast of downtown Los Angeles. 346,000 … Continue reading

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Fall Camping Is Fall Foliage, Pumpkin Patches & Much More

It’s that time of year again and fall means pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and hay rides. Of course one of the most compelling reasons to camp in fall is the burst of color on the trees as the leaves change … Continue reading

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Texas Gulf Coast Habitat Becomes State Park

A multi-partner coalition including the Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPW) Foundation has announced the purchase of the 17,351-acre Powderhorn Ranch along the Texas Gulf Coast in Calhoun County. The acquisition will conserve a spectacular piece of property that is one … Continue reading

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Man Charged For Feeding Bears

Do not feed wildlife! How hard is that to understand? In an earlier article I reported on an incident involving the feeding of people-food to a black bear 3. 4 miles outside the north gate to Banff National Park. In … Continue reading

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Canadian Rockies: Jasper National Park

Picture yourself in a mountain getaway surrounded by towering peaks, untouched wilderness, and turquoise lakes tucked into alpine valleys. The town of Jasper, nestled amid the serene mountain setting of Jasper National Park, offers first-class accommodations, dining, recreational activities, festivals, … Continue reading

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Venomous Snakes Bite 2 Campers + Safety Tips

A recent story in Vogel Talks RVing identified the various species of venomous snakes found in the United States and Canada and the appropriate first aide treatment. Since posting this article two campers were bitten by a venomous snake in … Continue reading

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Venomous Snakebites & First Aide Treatment

Venomous snakebites, although uncommon, are a potentially deadly emergency in the United States and to a lesser extent in Canada. The United States has about 20 species of venomous snakes which include 16 species of rattlesnakes, two species of coral … Continue reading

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RV Travel in Canada

RVing in Canada is gaining in popularity as an affordable vacation. The scale and grandeur of this incredible country has to be seen to be appreciated. Canada is a country that once visited, creates memories that last a lifetime. Canada … Continue reading

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How Stupid Can You Be?

How stupid can you be? How can anyone be stupid enough to feed wieners, pepperoni sticks, and bread to a black bear? That’s the question wildlife officials are asking following an incident on the David Thompson Highway (Highway 11) near … Continue reading

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State Parks Impact Alabama’s Economy

An earlier story detailed the economic benefits for communities located near national parks and other recreation and scenic hot spots. The National Park Service concluded that, nationwide, the country’s parks contributed more than $14.7 billion to gateway communities in 2012. … Continue reading

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