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: National Workshop on Large Landscape Conservation
Registration is now open for the National Workshop on Large Landscape Conservation that will be held in Washington, DC on October 23-24. Workshop attendees will share practical, results-oriented tactics and strategies that provide solutions to landscape scale challenges, utilizing the latest information, science, financing mechanisms, and organizational tools.
The Chesapeake Conservancy will host this year's National Workshop on Large Landscape Conservation. Sponsors for the workshop include the Landscape Conservation Cooperative Network, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Forest Service, and the National Park Service.
The current cost to register is $250 ($175 for students). After September 22 the registration fee will increase to $325 ($225 for students). The cost to attend the optional Mount Vernon field trip is $30.
Follow #NWLLC2014 for the latest workshop news and updates. For more information about the NWLLC, or to register, visit www.NWLLC2014.org.