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Austin’s homeless residents fear what’s next once camping ban takes effect

AUSTIN (KXAN) — While a controversial ban on public camping motivated Austin voters to get to the polls — and passed Saturday with nearly 58% of the vote — by Monday, many of Austin’s homeless still seemed unaware that the proposition existed, let alone passed.

Dozens of tents remain set up downtown beneath the I-35 overpass at 6th and 7th streets.

Abigail Wilson is among those who just found out about the Prop B ban. She said she had no interest in going to a shelter, and instead would seek refuge in a more isolated spot.

Members of the RV and Camping Industry are Meeting Virtually with Parliamentarians this Week

Canadian RV and Camping Industry urges the Government to provide targeted support to help the RV and camping sector recover from COVID-19, and to implement a Fair Taxation Regime for Campgrounds

OTTAWA, ON / ACCESSWIRE / April 19, 2021 / Representatives from the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) of Canada and the Canadian Camping and RV Council (CCRVC) are meeting virtually with Parliamentarians this week to discuss the recovery measures needed to support the RV and camping industry post-crisis, and the need for implementation of a fair tax regime for campgrounds across Canada.

The pandemic has affected the way we

Camping World NHRA championships to be decided this weekend in Las Vegas

In what has been a remarkably dominant year for Don Schumacher Racing in Funny Car, the team knows it will claim a 2020 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series world title. But it will take this weekend’s Dodge NHRA Finals presented by Pennzoil at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to determine just who will end up on top in this unprecedented year.

Matt Hagan, a two-time world champ is the current leader, while teammate Tommy Johnson Jr. closed the gap to 42 points with his victory last weekend in Houston. DSR’s Jack Beckman is only 43 points behind

Fresh Data Indicates Camping Interest To Remain High In 2021

Annual North American Camping Report Reveals Impact of COVID-19 on Camping Industry and First-Time Campers

BILLINGS, Mont., April 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Compared to 2019, the proportion of first-time campers across the U.S. grew five-fold, while the number of households that own RVs grew by 2.6 million, according to the latest research from Kampgrounds of America’s annual North American Camping Report. COVID-19 proved a key driver behind the influx of many camping attributes, including the 10.1 million households who camped for the first-time in 2020, of which one-third attributed trying camping due to the belief that it is

Top Camping App, The Dyrt PRO, and 70 Outdoor Companies Form New Partnerships to Gear Up for Increasing Camping Demand

  • Camping equipment purchases are projected to grow 30% over the next 5 years, with some companies currently seeing 200% more demand for their products.

  • The Dyrt PRO, the top camping app, is on track to grow 400% in 2021.

PORTLAND, Ore., April 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, top camping app The Dyrt PRO confirmed that it has entered into partnerships with over 70 outdoor companies already this year to combine forces and meet the growing demand for camping.

Increasing interest in outdoor activities has put a spotlight on the need for campground information. The Dyrt PRO, with over 1