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

    Cape Hatteras

    National Seashore North Carolina

Bodie Island Prescribed Burn and Public Meeting Postponed

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Date: January 16, 2013
Contact: Outer Banks Group, 252-475-9000

Superintendent Barclay Trimble announced today the scheduled prescribed burn for the Bodie Island unit of Cape Hatteras National Seashore has been postponed.The public meeting, scheduled to take place on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at the Nags Head Fire Station 16 in South Nags Head, has been cancelled.

For more information, call 252-475-9000.

Did You Know?

Sea Whip, though it looks like a plant, is actually whole colony of animals.

A piece of sea whip that washes up on the beach at Cape Hatteras National Seashore is not a plant, but the skeleton of a whole colony of animals. A tiny animal lived in each hole on the yellow, orange or purple stems. It had a mouth, a stomach and eight tentacles to catch food.