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: SE CSC Grand Opening Receives Attention from State Officials and DOI Leaders
The Southeast Climate Science Center (SE CSC) held its Grand Opening at NCSU on Wednesday, January 22, 2014! Attendees to the event included NC Congressman David Price and USGS Climate & Land Use Change Associate Director, Matt Larsen. Both Jerry McMahon, SE CSC Federal Director, and Damian Shea, SE CSC University Director, spoke at the event. The event also include a poster session to highlight the research work of SE CSC Fellows!