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  1. Nags Head WildfireRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 23 | Cape Hatteras National Seashore

    On Tuesday evening, a small acreage wildland fire was found burning south of Whalebone Junction on Cape Hatteras National Seashore between Highway 12 and the power transmission corridor in south Nags Head. Firefighters from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Nags Head Fire Department, and North Carolina Forest Service have been working to manage the fire.

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  2. Wildfire in Nags Head being investigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Investigators are looking into a wildfire that crews fought south of Whalebone Junction on Cape Hatteras National Seashore Wednesday morning. Firefighters with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Nags Head Fire Department, and North Carolina Forest Service were called out to the fire, which covered a little less than an acre.

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  3. "Inside Road" Opens At Cape Hatteras National SeashoreRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 13 | National Parks Traveler

    Work to improve off-road-vehicle access at Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina is continuing, with the opening of a four-mile-long "Inside Road" between Buxton and Frisco. "Our staff did an amazing job finishing the Inside Road, which will provide wonderful access between these popular beach destinations," said Seashore Superintendent David Hallac.

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  4. 24 AcresRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Ocracoke Journal

    Coastal Land Trust acquires land on Ocracoke Island The North Carolina Coastal Land Trust announced that it has recently acquired 24 acres of barrier island hammock and marshes on the east side of Ocracoke Village. Located between Cape Hatteras National Seashore and the Ocracoke Community Ball Field, its preservation is a critical conservation addition to the island.

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  5. New Beach Access ORV Ramp Coming To Cape Hatteras National SeashoreRead the original story

    Monday Jan 11 | National Parks Traveler

    A new off-road vehicle ramp is being built at Cape Hatteras National Seashore , which called for more vehicle beach access in its Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan. Seashore Superintendent David Hallac said that VRHabilis, LLC, of Knoxville, Tennessee, has begun the ramp construction project.

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  6. 11 Fun Atlantic Coastal Escapes for WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Switched

    ... and a long beachfront make it a popular tourist destination, especially along the protected Cape Hatteras National Seashore. The Outer Banks has been called the "Graveyard of the Atlantic" due to the sometimes dangerous surf that caused many ...

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  7. Humpback whale found dead on beach in Hatteras IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | WCTI

    National Park Service spokeswoman Cyndy Holda tells the Virginian-Pilot that the juvenile male was found Monday and is 33 feet long. Holda says staffers from the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, the Marine Mammal Stranding Network and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission are conducting a necropsy on the carcass to determine cause of death.

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  8. Humpback whale found dead on beach in Hatteras IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | WSOCTV

    National Park Service spokeswoman Cyndy Holda tells the Virginian-Pilot that the juvenile male was found Monday and is 33 feet long. Holda says staffers from the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, the Marine Mammal Stranding Network and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission are conducting a necropsy on the carcass to determine cause of death.

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  9. Photo courtesy: Facebook/Cape Hatteras National SeashoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... stranded on the beach just south of ramp 55, near the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum. Cape Hatteras National Seashore, along with NOAA Marine Mammal Stranding Network members and NC Coastal Resources Commission staff are conducting a necropsy to ...

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  10. Hawksbill Sea Turtle Nests, A Rarity, Found At Cape Hatteras National SeashoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    Not only was the summer of 2015 a productive year for sea turtle nests along Cape Hatteras National Seashore , but at least two of the nests were made by a rare visitor to the seashore: Hawksbill sea turtles. Seashore officials say that in early September, a record 289 turtle nests hatched south of Ramp 55. One of those nests, according to park biologists, was the southernmost sea turtle nest recorded on Hatteras Island for the 2015 season.

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  11. Rare hawksbill sea turtle nest discovered on Hatteras IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | WRAL.com

    ... sea turtles make up the majority of nests on Hatteras Island. A news release from the Cape Hatteras National Seashore said a storm washed out one of the two hawksbill nests, but the remaining nest produced 62 hatchlings out of 94 eggs in early ...

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  12. Hawksbill sea turtleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... successful hatching of that species on the Atlantic coast. A news release from the Cape Hatteras National Seashore said a storm washed out one of the two hawksbill nests, but the remaining nest produced 62 hatchlings out of 94 eggs in early ...

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  13. Announcing Small Business Saturday at Gallery Row Arts District, Nov 28th, 2015Read the original story

    Nov 23, 2015 | PR Log

    ... the heart of Nags Head, NC, a coastal community surrounded by the beauty of the Outer Banks' Cape Hatteras National Seashore. The district was designated by the Town of Nags Head to showcase its fine art galleries, dining, unique shops, and other ...

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  14. New ORV Ramp Opening At Cape Hatteras National SeashoreRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    Beginning this coming Monday, barring unforeseen circumstances, off-road vehicles will have a new ramp for reaching the beaches of Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina. Outer Banks Group Superintendent David Hallac said the newly constructed Ramp 48 and a 1-mile section of the "Inside Road" located in Cape Hatteras National Seashore northeast of Ramp 49 and the village of Frisco is set to open Monday.

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  15. Cape Hatteras National Seashore reopens to off-road vehiclesRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2015 | WLOS

    Routes along Cape Hatteras National Seashore that have been closed to off-road vehicles for sea turtle nests are reopening. Seashore Superintendent David Hallac says the routes are reopening at 12:01 a.m. Sunday because all sea turtle nests either hatched or were lost during the most recent storm.

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  16. Some Higher Fees Coming To Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Wright Brothers National MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    Some higher fees are kicking in at Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina as of November 1, with higher entrance fees at Wright Brothers National Memorial and higher camping fees at some Cape Hatteras campgrounds. At Wright Brothers, the per-person entrance fee is going from $4 for all visitors 16 and older to $7, while the annual pass will go from $20 to $30.

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  17. Birding In The National Parks: Where Should You Look For Finches This Winter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    ... Peninsula since Saturday. That's a lot of owls and it's very early for them to be arriving. Cape Hatteras National Seashore had its own Snowy Owl in early 2014, and it might just happen again. If finches were covered by the Las Vegas sports book, ...

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  18. Outer Banks give West Coast a run for its moneyRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2015 | KPC Media Group, Inc.

    ... beaches are much cleaner, with less unsightly seaweed left on the sand at low tide. The Cape Hatteras National Seashore's empty sands, stretching as far as the horizon, are impressive, but California's shore breaks the monotony with high, rocky ...

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  19. Report: Buxton beach loses 10 feet a year to erosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... proposed widening the beach to 150 feet along 3 miles from the north end of Buxton into the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. The work is expected to be done next year. The county seeks authority from the Army Corps of Engineers to dredge 2.6 million ...

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  20. JoaquinRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2015 | Ocracoke Journal

    ... know that Ocracoke has had steady rain and flooding for days. I posted a storm link from the Cape Hatteras National Seashore on our Facebook page. As almost everyone knows by now, Joaquin is forecast to continue off shore, but Ocracoke might still ...

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