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 Discuss Progress of Renewable Energy on Public Lands, Proposed Solar Project in California
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday, December 20, 2012, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will hold a news media teleconference to discuss the progress of renewable energy development on public lands, as well as announce a milestone on a solar energy project proposed for the California desert.
Secretary Salazar will be joined by David J. Hayes, Deputy Secretary of the Interior, and Neil Kornze, Acting Deputy Director of the Bureau of Land Management.
Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
David J. Hayes, Deputy Secretary of the Interior
Neil Kornze, Acting Deputy Director, Bureau of land Management
Conference Call to Discuss Renewable Energy
Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT
Credentialed news organizations are invited to participate by dialing