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

    Cape Hatteras

    National Seashore North Carolina

Hatteras Students Enjoy Lighthouse Climb

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Date: October 5, 2011
Contact: Outer Banks Group, 252-473-2111

Over the past two weeks over three hundred 1st-8th grade students from the Cape Hatteras Schools visited the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse at Cape Hatteras National Seashore for a free climb and program.These educational field trips were funded by the National Park Service as a special post-Hurricane Irene experience for Hatteras Island children.For approximately 60% of the younger students, it was the first time they had climbed this iconic tower.

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Various tern species resting along beach wetlands

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