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  1. 700 Pound Turtle Battles, But Loses LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Patch.com

    Colleagues of Salem Maritime, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, attempted to save a 706 pound turtle from a shark bite and digested trash. On Friday, March 6th our colleagues at Cape Hatteras National Seashore spotted an ailing 706lb female leatherback sea turtle on the beach with its head buried in the sand.

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  2. Seashore 2015 Shorebird Prenesting Areas EstablishedRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Cape Hatteras National Seashore

    To protect breeding habitat for important shorebirds, Cape Hatteras National Seashore staff are implementing pre-nesting closures in several beach locations.During the winter, staff conducted annual assessments of preferred breeding habitat for piping pl over, Wilson's plover, American oystercatcher and colonial waterbirds.All pre-nesting closures will be marked by March 15.Pre-nesting areas for colonial waterbird sites will be marked by April 15 and all informational maps and supporting information will be posted at: .

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  3. Time To Paint Cape Lookout National Seashore LighthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | National Parks Traveler

    ... work. H.I.S Painting has extensive high elevation painting experience, having worked with Cape Hatteras National Seashore and NASA to paint a variety of tower structures in Florida. The painting crew is made-up of two painters and two ground ...

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  4. UPDATED: Ailing 706-Pound Leatherback Sea Turtle Comes Ashore At Cape ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | National Parks Traveler

    Editor's note: This updates with initial findings from a necropsy conducted on the turtle conducted by North Carolina State University's Center for Marine Sciences and Technology. An obviously ailing leatherback sea turtle discovered on a beach at Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina had to be put down, due to the unlikelihood that it would survive in captivity and was too sick to be released back into the Atlantic Ocean.

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  5. Ailing 706-Pound Leatherback Sea Turtle Comes Ashore At Cape Hatteras National Seashore, EuthanizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | National Parks Traveler

    An obviously ailing leatherback sea turtle discovered on a beach at Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina had to be put down, due to the unlikelihood that it would survive in captivity and was too sick to be released back into the Ocean. The turtle was spotted Friday on a beach near Rodanthe.

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  6. 706 Pound sea turtle found, later euthanizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | WCTI

    The sea turtles body was transferred to the Center for Marine Sciences and Technology in Morehead City for research, according to officials. According to the Cape Hatteras National Seashore's Facebook page, the sea turtle is very rare to area and only one of its kind is sighted a year.

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  7. Campground Opening Schedule At Cape Hatteras National Seashore AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | National Parks Traveler

    You can start planning your camping trip to Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina now that the park has released the opening dates for the campgrounds. The Oregon Inlet, Frisco, and Ocracoke campgrounds all will open to the public on Friday, April 17. Oregon Inlet and Frisco campgrounds will close for the year at noon on October 12, and Ocracoke Island Campground will close at noon on October 26. Cape Point Campground in Buxton, on Hatteras Island, will open Friday, May 22, for Memorial Day weekend and close for the year at noon on September 7. All four campgrounds accommodate tents, trailers, and motor homes up to 35 feet in length.

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  8. Fee Free Holiday Weekend on February 14-16Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Wright Brothers National Memorial

    ... aviation history.Enjoy exploring the winter beaches of the nation's first national seashore, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, and visit the site of the first English settlement at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site. Winter is an excellent time to ...

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  9. Fee Free Day at Wright Brothers on January 19Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Wright Brothers National Memorial

    Wright Brothers National Memorial will waive entry fees on Monday, January 19, 2015 in recognition of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.Wright Brothers National Memorial will join nearly 400 other national park sites across the country in celebration of this special day as part of an effort to encourage visitors to experience the wonders of their national parks. The staff of Wright Brothers National Memorial, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Cape Hatteras National Seashore encourages everyone to visit one of our nation's premier parks this year, including the parks in your own backyard.

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  10. Vandals sought for damages near Hatteras lighthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    A vehicle destroyed large areas of landscape grass, fences and signs within the Cape Hatteras National Seashore near the village of Buxton, according to a release from the National Park Service. Two portable bathrooms were badly burned including handicap facilities.

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  11. Call For Papers: National Parks, The Next CenturyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    ... in other ways? How will rising sea levels affect places such as Everglades National Park and Cape Hatteras National Seashore? Will Glacier National Park still be valued without its namesake glaciers? . Where will tomorrow's national park stewards ...

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  12. Joy Riders At Cape Hatteras National Park Tear Up Cape Point Campground GroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    A reward is being offered for information leading to the conviction of individuals behind this vandalism at Cape Hatteras National Seashore./NPS Joy riders out for a wild time ripped up parts of the Cape Point Campground at Cape Hatteras National Seashore with their free-wheeling. Park rangers say the vandalism occurred last Tuesday night when someone drove through vegetated areas in multiple loops of the campground, destroying "significant areas of sensitive grass and low lying areas with tire tracks."

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  13. Fee Free Holiday Weekend on February 14-16Read the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Wright Brothers National Memorial

    ... aviation history.Enjoy exploring the winter beaches of the nation's first national seashore, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, and visit the site of the first English settlement at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site. Winter is an excellent time to ...

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  14. Cape Hatteras National Seashore Taking Another Look At Wildlife BuffersRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    Cape Hatteras National Seashore officials, three years removed from what seemed to be a settled approach to managing wildlife, off-road vehicles, and pedestrians on their beaches, are re-examining aspects of that plan as ordered by Congress, a request that must be complied with by mid-June. A provision in the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act passed by Congress in December and signed by the president gave the Interior Department, "in coordination with the State of North Carolina and accordance with applicable laws," 180 days to review and, if applicable, "modify wildlife buffers and designate pedestrian and vehicle corridors around buffers to allow access to areas that are open in the Seashore."

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  15. Park Service holds meetings about pumping sand in BuxtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | WCTI

    ... ermission from the park service because the project includes land within and adjacent to the Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

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  16. Life GuardsRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Ocracoke Journal

    ... Earlier this month the Ocracoke Current reported that the new Superintendent of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Dave Hallac, "said that the current plan is for NPS to hire contracted lifeguards again this year, to staff the three beaches in the ...

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  17. Law could open more of Hatteras seashore to beach drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | WCTI

    A new federal law could open more of the beach to driving along the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, although the extent of any change remains unclear. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk, Virginia, reported a law enacted in December calls for the U.S. Interior Department modify buffers around shore bird and turtle nests by about mid-June.

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  18. Permission Sought To Buttress Highway 12 From Ocean At Cape Hatteras National SeashoreRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    Time and again through the years storms have pushed the Atlantic Ocean up and over North Carolina 12 that runs the length of Cape Hatteras National Seashore , events that leave residents and visitors alike cut off from the mainland. Now, in an attempt to better protect the highway, North Carolina officials want to build up the beach along a section of the highway just north of Buxton.

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  19. Celebrated 'Animals in Art Show' Helps Create a Better World for AnimalsRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | PR Log

    ... in Nags Head, NC, a coastal community surrounded by the natural beauty of the Outer Banks' Cape Hatteras National Seashore. It is the Outer Banks' first art gallery and was established by the Smith family in 1961. Seaside Art Gallery is one of the ...

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  20. Killer of the beheaded buck shouldn't be called a hunterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The news that someone had illegally killed and beheaded a trophy buck last month on the Cape Hatteras National Seashore drew the ire of animal lovers who had marveled at the majestic white-tailed deer for several years. The perpetrator of this travesty never should be called a hunter.

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