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  1. Construction Projects Begin or Near Completion in SeashoreRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Superintendent Barclay Trimble announced today that DOT Construction/Barnhill Contracting Company has begun the construction project for the new designated Ramp 25 for off-road vehicle and pedestrian access to Cape Hatteras National Seashore beaches.The project, funded with ORV fee monies, marks the continuation of several proposed construction ... (more)

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  2. National Park Week is April 19 - 27Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    ... to experience their national parks across the country, and those here on the Outer Banks--Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial. Special programs will be offered during National ...

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  3. National Park Week is April 19 - 27 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday | Hispanic Business

    ... to experience their national parks across the country, and those here on the Outer Banks--Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial. Special programs will be offered during National ...

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  4. Park Plans Prescribed Burn on Bodie IslandRead the original story

    Monday | PressReleasePoint

    As part of the Outer Banks Group Fire Management Plan, a prescribed burn could be conducted during the week of April 14, 2014 in the Bodie Island District of Cape Hatteras National Seashore.Weather and conditions permitting, the burn unit will consist of approximately 2,220 acres located along either side of NC Highway 12, north of the intersection ... (more)

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  5. Federal budget cuts to leave Hatteras beaches unguardedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | WRAL.com

    - Because of budget constraints, the National Park Service won't staff the Cape Hatteras National Seashore beaches with lifeguards this summer. The move has angered Outer Banks residents and left tourists wondering if they should swim there. "We need ...

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  6. Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Volunteers CommendedRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | PressReleasePoint

    ... and other state and federal recreation agencies around the country. The beaches along Cape Hatteras National Seashore sparkle at night. When you kick the sand, you disturb tiny dinoflagellates like seasparkle, magnified in the picture to the left. A ...

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  7. NPS Commends Ocracoke Volunteer Sherry AtkinsonRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | PressReleasePoint

    This National Volunteer Week, April 6-12, the National Park Service commends Volunteer Sherry Atkinson, a caretaker of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Ocracoke ponies.

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  8. Will & Deni McIntyre/Getty Images travelOcracoke Island tends to tourists, bows to historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 5 | Boston.com

    ... find room at the beach. There are 16 miles of undeveloped dunes and shoreline, part of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. We arrived on Ocracoke, reachable only by boat or private airplane, on the state-run ferry departing from Hatteras, the most ...

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  9. America's most scenic waterside drivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... are separated by lighthouses . Where to Stop: Any of the beachside water-sport rentals; Cape Hatteras National Seashore for sand castles and a swim; car ferry to Ocracoke Island , an isolated town where Blackbeard is said to have been captured. What ...

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  10. Bodie Island and Cape Hatteras Lighthouses Open on April 18Read the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | Cape Hatteras National Seashore

    The Cape Hatteras National Seashore Bodie Island and Cape Hatteras Lighthouses will open for the season on Friday, April 18, 2014.

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  11. Off-road driving banned at Cape PointRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | WMBF

    The Cape Point area of Cape Hatteras National Seashore is being closed to off-road driving to protect breeding activities of piping plover shorebirds.

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  12. Cape Point in Buxton closed to vehiclesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The Cape Point area of Cape Hatteras National Seashore will be closed to off-road driving temporarily after park staff saw piping plovers showing breeding behaviors.

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  13. Latest News Re. LifeguardsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Ocracoke Journal

    ... of intense lobbying by Ocracoke Island residents and visitors, the Superintendent of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore has agreed to re-instate lifeguards on our beach. But islanders are as puzzled as they are delighted. The decision is not ...

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  14. Cape Hatteras National Seashore Struggling To Afford Lifeguards This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 31 | National Parks Traveler

    Riptides along Cape Hatteras National Seashore are some of the most dangerous along the East Coast, but budget woes have left the question of whether there will be lifeguards on the seashore this summer up in the air.

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  15. America's most scenic waterside drivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... are separated by lighthouses . Where to Stop: Any of the beachside water-sport rentals; Cape Hatteras National Seashore for sand castles and a swim; car ferry to Ocracoke Island , an isolated town where Blackbeard is said to have been captured. What ...

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  16. Personal Journey: North Carolina barrier island made for honeymoon in paradiseRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 23 | Philly.com

    ... of the least-visited and least-populated barrier islands of the Outer Banks and part of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Ocracoke is just over an eight-hour drive from our home in Philadelphia and has several rental cottages available. Summer ...

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  17. Know Your Park Presentations are Rescheduled on March 26 and 27Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 18 | Cape Hatteras National Seashore

    ... with the rich natural world and cultural heritage of their neighboring national park sites; Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Wright Brothers National Memorial, and Fort Raleigh National Historic Site. "These presentations offer park visitors as well ...

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  18. Know Your Park Presentations are Rescheduled on March 26 and 27Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 18 | PressReleasePoint

    ... with the rich natural world and cultural heritage of their neighboring national park sites; Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Wright Brothers National Memorial, and Fort Raleigh National Historic Site. "These presentations offer park visitors as well ...

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  19. PetitionRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 18 | Ocracoke Journal

    On Thursday I wrote about de-funding for lifeguards on Ocracoke's beach. T he Superintendent of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore does not believe it is important to have lifeguards for 2014.

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  20. Cape Hatteras National Seashore Identifies Prenesting Areas For ShorebirdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    Where can you drive, and even walk, on the beaches of Cape Hatteras National Seashore this spring? You'll soon know, as Seashore crews will be identifying prenesting areas for piping plovers, Wilson's plover, American oystercatchers, and other colonial waterbirds.

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