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: Upcoming Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Training
The Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments course will be offered by the USFWS National Conservation Training Center on September 30 – October 2, 2014 in Lacrosse WI. The course is based on the 2011 publication "Scanning the Conservation Horizon - A Guide to Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment". This course is designed to guide conservation and resource management practitioners in two essential elements in the design of climate adaptation plans. The course will use regionally specific examples tailored to participants.
There is no tuition cost and the DOI North Central Climate Science Center has limited funds available to cover travel expenses for regional stakeholders and Tribal Environmental Professional to attend. Anyone interested in exploring this travel support should write to Jeff Morisette at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 303-968-8986.