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: The NE CSC Presents a New Webinar Series: "Extreme Events and Climate Change: Adapting to an Uncertain Future"
The NE CSC introduces the first webinars in a new series for the 2013-2014 academic year focusing on extreme events and climate change adaptation:
Monday, September 23, 3:30 pm ET - The New Communication Climate: Exploring how fast-evolving information pathways and platforms can limit losses where people live in harm's way, Andrew Revkin, The New York Times (Or join us live at ELab II, Room 119, UMass Amherst Campus)
Wednesday, October 9, 3:30 pm ET - Sustaining Forests in the Face of Uncertainty, Maria Janowiak, NIACS
Wednesday, October 23, 3:30 pm ET - Climate adaptation in the Great Lakes region: Application of networks of boundary organizations, Donald Scavia and Maria Carmen Lemos, GLISA
Wednesday, November 6, 3:30 pm ET - The Great Outdoors: How communities use and value New York City's natural areas and open spaces in an era of climate change, Erika Svendsen, US Forest Service
Wednesday, November 20, 3:30 pm ET - Conservation in the face of climate change: How can decision makers use the best available science in preparation for extreme events?, Michael Runge, USGS
Wednesday, December 4, 3:30 pm ET - Paleo perspectives on climate extremes, Raymond Bradley, UMass Amherst