• Spring-time view of the seashore, with shorebirds returning to the surf.

    Cape Hatteras

    National Seashore North Carolina

2011 Reports Available to the Public on PEPC

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Date: February 6, 2012
Contact: Outer Banks Group, 252-473-2111

Superintendent Mike Murray announced today that the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CAHA) 2011 annual reports for protected species and law enforcement have been released and are available to the public on the PEPC website under the Interim Protected Species Management Strategy project at:

http://parkplanning.nps.gov/document.cfm?parkID=358&projectID=13331&documentID=45494

The following 2011 reports have been posted:

  • Piping Plover annual report
  • Sea Turtle annual report
  • Seabeach Amaranth annual report
  • Colonial Waterbird summary
  • American Oystercatcher summary
  • Cape Hatteras National Seashore Annual Law Enforcement Report

For more information, check the PEPC website or call 252-473-2111 ext. 148.

Did You Know?

This artist's rendering shows the U.S.S. Monitor foundering in a storm off of Cape Hatteras in December 1862.

The U.S.S. Monitor sank off Cape Hatteras during a storm in December 1862. The wreck's location was a mystery until 1973 when a research vessel found the ship 16 miles off the cape in 230 feet of water. In 1975, the Monitor was named the nation’s first National Marine Sanctuary.