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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Vandals sought for damages near Hatteras lighthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | 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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  5. Call For Papers: National Parks, The Next CenturyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | 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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  6. Joy Riders At Cape Hatteras National Park Tear Up Cape Point Campground GroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | 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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  7. Fee Free Holiday Weekend on February 14-16Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | 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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  8. Cape Hatteras National Seashore Taking Another Look At Wildlife BuffersRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Now's The Time To Be Making Plans For Summer In The National ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    ... get your plans on the books. Places like Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts and Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina have fairly deep rental pools you can dip into. But if this is the first time you've turned your sights on ...

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  16. Trophy deer illegally beheaded on Outer BanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Authorities are looking for a suspect who killed and beheaded a trophy-sized deer illegally in the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. The deer was killed in mid December between the towns of Avon and Salvo, said National Park Service spokeswoman Cyndy Holda in a release.

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  17. Bill to ease Hatteras beach restrictions passes both houses of CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | North Carolina Sportsman

    A bill that will force the relaxation of beach-driving and beach-access restrictions on the Cape Hatteras National Seashore has passed both houses of Congress by wide margins. North Carolina's surf fishermen, tourists, residents and businesses along the Cape Hatteras National Seashore received some good news earlier this month regarding a potential rollback of onerous beach-access restrictions.

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  18. Rudolph vs. Bambi: Outdoor InsiderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | PennLive.com

    ... federal spending bill. Legislation to allow off-road vehicles to drive on the shore at Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area in North Carolina, one of the premier surf fishing locations in the United States, on top of endangered and ...

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  19. Cape Hatteas Public Access Legislation Passes SenateRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2014 | Sporting Goods Business

    Legislation that will restore reasonable public access to the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area in North Carolina, has passed the Senate and is expected to be signed into law. The Preserving Public Access to Cape Hatteras Beaches Act, which seeks to modify a management plan that unnecessarily restricts public access to the national seashore area.

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  20. Possible Congressional Battle Looming Over Parks Legislation Attached To Defense Authorization BillRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    ... to increase the size of some parks, would require the "modification" of wildlife buffers at Cape Hatteras National Seashore , the latter a nod to an ongoing dispute over how the National Park Service works to protect threatened and endangered ...

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