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.
Salazar to Announce Major Milestone for Renewable Energy Development in Western States
WASHINGTON, DC – As part of the Obama Administration's “all-of-the-above” energy strategy to expand domestic energy production, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today will make a major announcement regarding renewable energy development on public lands in six western states – Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah.
Salazar will be joined on the media teleconference by Bureau of Land Management Acting Director Mike Pool and the Department of Energy's Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, David Danielson.
Credentialed media can participate by dialing 1-888-603-9815 and providing the access code INTERIOR.
Ken Salazar, Secretary, Department of the Interior
Mike Pool, Acting Director, Bureau of Land Management
David Danielson, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. EDT
Credentialed media are invited to join the teleconference call by dialing 1-888-603-9815 and providing the access code INTERIOR.