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: Northwest CSC Adopts Education and Training Strategy for 2013-2015
The Northwest Climate Science Center (NW CSC) is pleased to announce the adoption of the NW CSC Education and Training Strategy for 2013-2015. The NW CSC provides education and training services to groom the next generation of climate scientists and practitioners and deliver science-based knowledge and educational opportunities to various audiences. The Strategy describes the NW CSC education and training goals and objectives, approaches for effectively educating target audiences, and the strategy implementation process and program evaluation. This Strategy is integrated with the NW CSC Communication Strategy and NW CSC Tribal Engagement Strategy in its goals of sharing NW CSC-funded research results with climate researchers, educators, resource managers, and policy makers, as well as advancing the understanding and practice of knowledge integration (e.g., incorporating traditional ecological knowledge in climate research) in NW CSC educational programs.