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.
Secretary Salazar to Convene Meeting of South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will convene the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force at a meeting in the Department's Sydney Yates Auditorium.
The Task Force consists of representatives of federal, state, local and tribal governments working in cooperation with all interested parties to restore, protect and preserve the Everglades and the South Florida Ecosystem while providing for a sustainable South Florida.
The public is encouraged to attend and an opportunity for public comment will be provided.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
Assistant Secretary for Fish & Wildlife and Parks Tom Strickland
Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Mike Sole
Task Force Meeting of the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force