Economic Analysis Reports Available to the Public
Contact: Cyndy Holda, 252-473-2111 Ext. 148
Superintendent Mike Murray announced today that reports prepared by RTI International for the Cape Hatteras National Seashore's Final Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement, have been posted and are available to the public on the RTI International website.
To provide additional information for the ORV management planning process, the National Park Service contracted with RTI International to conduct a survey of local businesses, an intercept survey of Seashore visitors, and noncontact counts of vehicles using the ocean-side beach access ramps and visitors using selected beaches at the Seashore. For each of these studies, RTI International has completed reports which are now available on-line at:
Did You Know?
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 chemical reaction causes them to glow with a blue-green light.