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.
Secretary Salazar to Keynote National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education
On Monday, April 19, 2010, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will address about 150 higher education stakeholders and college presidents attending the 15th Annual National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education at 12 p.m. at the Madison Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Secretary Salazar will discuss the need to prepare students for careers in the Clean Energy Economy. He will also announce the development of a new pilot Conservation Curriculum in collaboration with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.
Who: Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
What: Keynote address at the National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education
When: Monday, April 19, 2010, 12 p.m. EDT
Where: Dolly Madison Ballroom
1177 15th St. NW
Washington, DC 20005
Media: All credentialed media are invited to cover the event.