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.
Sec. Salazar to Make Major Announcement on Glen Canyon Dam Management
WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Assistant Secretary for Water and Science Anne Castle will hold a press call today to announce a significant milestone in the adaptive management of Glen Canyon Dam that will preserve and improve the Grand Canyon and its resources, as well as meet the water and power needs for millions throughout the west.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
Assistant Secretary for Water and Science Anne Castle
News media teleconference regarding Glen Canyon Dam adaptive management
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 @ 1:00 PM EASTERN
Media wishing to attend this call should dial 1-888-946-3503 and ask to join the “INTERIOR” call.