Snake Awareness While Camping

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Cottonmouths are often found in and near water. They frequently sun themselves on limbs overhanging the water and may drop into canoes or kayaks when startled. When Midwesterners and New Englanders venture into the woods or onto the water they normally don’t give venomous snakes a second thought. Except for some very localized exceptions (like the summit of New York’s …

NATIONAL JOHNNY APPLESEED DAY3-11-22

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March 11th – On National Johnny Appleseed Day, we remember a man who made apple (and pear) trees bloom across the nation. The day celebrates a kindly legend who lived by sage teachings and labored to bring the shade of fruit trees across much of the United States. John Chapman He was born John Chapman on September 26, 1774, in …

10 Simple Steps To Dewinterizing an RV

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#1: Charge the Battery -What you will need: Battery ChargerYour battery has been cold and unused all winter long. Now is the time to start charging the battery by removing the winter covers from the exterior of your rig. The battery charger should remain in the off position while you connect it to the RV charger. Connect the red cable …

Social Distancing in Nature

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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic it has been recommended that people isolate themselves from others. Here are some tips to help you enjoy outdoor activities responsibly during COVID-19. 1. Follow the CDC guidelines even when you are out and about, even if you are in the outdoors. Avoid heavily populated areas, practice social distancing if you encounter other people, and bring …

Camping on a Budget

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For approximately 40.5 million Americans, camping is a way to spend time with their families while getting away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The kids have activities, parents are busy at work and taking care of the household. Camping doesn’t have to be an expensive vacation. In fact, it can be very inexpensive with a little preparation! …

Cause memories aren’t made in front of the TV

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Nothing brings the family together like a camping trip. It’s a time when families get out of the house, away from the TV, and spend some quality time together. Yes, there may be scheduled family activities when you stay at LVL, but what if you want to do your own thing with your family and friends? I have some family …

Pet-Friendly Camping Tips

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Many of us have pets. Most of us like to camp. Some campers choose to have someone pet-sit for them while they are away, but a lot of campers choose to bring their pets with them on their trips. How do we make sure that we and our pets have a fun experience while camping? I have collected some information …