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: Research Provides Essential Information that may Help Reduce Declines in Frog and Salamander Populations
Predatory trout, introduced for fishing in many western ecosystems, combined with the already noticeable effects of climate change are causing a decline in some frog and salamander populations. New research provides important information for resource managers to take action to slow or reverse this decline (including possible fish removal programs).