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: Southwest CSC to host the Southwest Climate Summit, June 11-14, 2012
The Southwest Climate Science Center will host the Southwest Climate Summit on June 11-14. The author team will unveil the 2012 Southwest Climate Assessment (SWCA). The SWCA is a state-of-the art assessment and synthesis of climate change projections; climate change impacts on social, economic, and ecosystems; and adaptive capacity in the Southwest. Facilitated discussions will focus on prioritizing regional climate concerns, knowledge gaps, and research to provide input to the Southwest Climate Science Center's Five Year Science Plan.