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 Mark Milestone on Renewable Energy Development on Public Lands
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – As part of President Obama's all-of-the-above energy strategy, on Friday, October 12, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will travel to Nevada to mark a major milestone for renewable energy development on public lands. Secretary Salazar will be joined by Senator Harry Reid; University of Nevada, Las Vegas President Neal Smatresk; and Nevada Bureau of Land Management State Director Amy Lueders.
Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
Nevada Senator Harry Reid, U.S. Senate Majority Leader
Neal Smatresk, President, UNLV
Amy Lueders, BLM State Director
Event on renewable energy
Friday, October 12, 2012 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT
University of Nevada, Las Vegas – Greenspun Building