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: SC CSC Staff Participates in Chickasaw and Choctaw Nation Events
The South Central Climate Science Center (SC CSC) is excited to have April Taylor, SC CSC Sustainability Scientist, participate in the following events in January and February 2014:
Chickasaw Nation Environmental Health and Safety Expo of 2014
Norman, OK: January 28, 2014
The Chickasaw Nation Environmental Health and Safety Expo is an annual event where Chickasaw Nation employees learn about the types of environmental projects and topics the tribe works on in their jurisdictional lands. April Taylor will teach a class at the event to the Chickasaw Nation employees. The title of the presentation is “Influence of Climate Change on Extreme Weather Events and What Can One Do”.
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma 2014 Career Expo
McAlester, OK: February 26, 2014
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma hosts an annual career expo where Native American students learn about various career opportunities and practice their interviewing skills. This year the theme is: "Winds of Change: Change your direction, change your career, change your life". April Taylor will attend the event to inform students of the upcoming SC CSC Early Career Workshop and Summer Internship program.