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 Welcomes Michelle Staudinger as the New Science Coordinator
The NE CSC is pleased to welcome Michelle Staudinger as our new Science Coordinator!
Michelle joined the NE CSC team after completing a postdoctoral position with the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center in Reston, VA. She maintains a post-doctoral affiliation with NE CSC Consortium Institution University of Missouri Columbia, within the USGS Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. Her expertise and training includes marine science, fisheries, trophic ecology, and climate change impacts on biodiversity and ecosystems. Recently she served as lead author on the National Climate Assessment's technical input report, "Impacts of Climate Change on Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Ecosystem Services". Michelle is also a lead author on two articles in an upcoming Special Issue in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment due out this fall. The NE CSC is excited that Michelle is joining the leadership team and look forward to her experience and enthusiasm in guiding the research collaborations of the NE CSC.