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: NE CSC Consortium Institution Receives Innovations in Climate Education Tribal Award
The College of Menominee Nation, a member of the Northeast Climate Science Center Consortium, has been awarded a 2014 Innovations in Climate Education Tribal Award from NASA to enhance learning through the use of NASA's Earth science resources.
NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project has awarded nearly $3 million in new cooperative agreements to four Tribal Colleges and Universities across the US: College of Menominee Nation, Keshena, WI; Turtle Mountain Community College, Belcourt, ND; Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, Cloquet, MN; and Salish Kootenai College, Pablo, MT.
Congratulations to the College of Menominee Nation!