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.
Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform to Hold Public Meeting in Albuquerque
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – As part of President Obama's commitment to fulfilling this nation's trust responsibilities to American Indians and Alaska Natives, the Office of the Secretary of the Interior will convene the Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform's third public meeting on June 11-12, 2012.
The five members of the Commission will meet, along with the Designated Federal Officer for the Commision, to move forward on their comprehensive evaluation of Interior's management and administration of the nearly $4 billion in trust assets. The Commission is charged with providing recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior at the end of their two-year tenure on how best to improve the Department's trust management and administration. Building upon the progress made with the historic Cobell Settlement, the Commission will help establish a new era of trust administration, stressing responsive, customer-friendly, accountable and transparent management of these substantial funds and assets.
Attendance is open to the public. Members of the public who wish to attend must RSVP by June 8, 2012 by e-mailing email@example.com.