Visit Arches and discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms and textures unlike any other in the world. The park has over 2,000 natural stone arches, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive fins and giant balanced rocks. This red rock wonderland will amaze you with its formations, refresh you with its trails, and inspire you with its sunsets.
A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Denali is six million acres of wild land, bisected by one ribbon of road. Travelers along it see the relatively low-elevation taiga forest give way to high alpine tundra and snowy mountains, culminating in North America's tallest peak, 20,310' Denali. Wild animals large and small roam un-fenced lands, living as they have for ages. Solitude, tranquility and wilderness await.
DOINews: NC CSC Participates in National Integrated Drought Information System Missouri Basin Project Kickoff
Jeff Morisette, Director, and Shannon McNeeley, Postdoctoral Fellow, of the North Central Climate Science Center will attend the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) Missouri Basin Project Kickoff Meeting on February 26-27, 2014 in Nebraska City, NE.
The purpose of this meeting is to bring together a diverse group of federal, state, tribal, local partners and stakeholders from the water- and land-management communities, to discuss and understand decision-makers' needs for drought, climate, weather, and water-related information and improving our capacity to meet those needs across the Missouri Basin.