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

    Cape Hatteras

    National Seashore North Carolina

NPS “Beach Ambassador” Program Final Training Date Scheduled

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Date: July 16, 2007
Contact: Outer Banks Group, (252) 473-2111

The final scheduled training date for the NPS pilot "Beach Ambassador" program is set for Saturday, July 21, 2007. The program’s goal is to increase preventative lifesaving efforts through educational materials and personal contacts with the visiting public to Cape Hatteras National Seashore and village beaches. The program will educate and inform the public of potential hazards associated with beach recreation, including rip current awareness.

The park continues to recruit for a cadre of volunteers from the surrounding communities in Dare County. Training on beach and water safety conditions will be provided:

Final training date scheduled for:

Saturday, July 21, 2007

10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Nags Head Fire Station in Nags Head. Parking is limited. (Park behind the fire station)

To learn more about this exciting new program and volunteer time to help save lives, contact Chief Ranger Norah Martinez at (252) 473-2111 ext. 119.

Did You Know?

Various tern species resting along beach wetlands

Cape Hatteras National Seashore, a Globally Important Bird Area, is a critical natural landform along the Atlantic Flyway - serving as a major resting and feeding grounds for migratory birds. More...