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.
DOINews: NE CSC Fellows Hone Skills to Address the Science Needs of Natural Resource Managers
The first annual NE CSC Fellows Retreat will be held near Plum Island, off the North Shore coast of Massachusetts, during the week of October 28th, 2013. Sixteen Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellows will learn about climate challenges to coastal and salt marsh habitats and will meet with federal and state managers, including stakeholders from the nearby Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, the State of MA Coastal Zone Management office, and Division of Ecological Restoration. NE CSC Consortium leaders and staff will facilitate interactive exercises in which Fellows will practice science communication and engaging stakeholders in the research design process.