Posts

Showing posts from February, 2015

George A. Kohler Shipwreck

Image

Update on Cape Hatteras National Seashore Management Efforts to Comply with Recently Passed Legislation

National Park Service News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  DATE: February 5, 2015 CONTACT: Cyndy M. Holda, Public Affairs Specialist, 252-475-9034 or 252-473-2111
Update on Cape Hatteras National Seashore Management Efforts to  Comply with Recently Passed Legislation
Superintendent David Hallac announced today that Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) staff began the process in early January of reviewing and complying with recently passed legislation in the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act related to the Seashore.  The legislation provides 180 days for the Secretary of the Interior, in coordination with the State of North Carolina and in accordance with applicable laws, to review and modify wildlife buffers and designate pedestrian and vehicle corridors around buffers to allow access to areas that are open in the Seashore.  It also requires a public process to consider, consistent with management requirements at the Seashore, changes to the Seashore’s Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) sp…