NPS ORV Negotiated Rulemaking Assessment Survey Available to the Public
Contact: Outer Banks Group, 252-473-2111
Superintendent Mike Murray announced today that the Assessment Survey of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Off-Road Vehicle Negotiated Rulemaking Committee report has been released and is available to the public.
In 2007, the National Park Service (NPS) convened the Negotiated Rulemaking Committee (often referred to as "Reg Neg" Committee) to assist in the formulation of a regulation that would govern off-road vehicle use at Cape Hatteras National Seashore. The report provides a summary of responses from the committee members, and although it was clear from the survey that committee members are discouraged by the lack of progress, committee members prefer to continue working toward the end result; which is to serve in an advisory capacity for NPS management.
The report can be found on the PEPC website at: http://parkplanning.nps.gov/document.cfm?parkID=358&projectId=10641&documentID=24574
For further information, call 252-473-2111 ext. 148.
Did You Know?
This is not a space alien, even though it has a transparent body, wings, and a very large eye. Giant water fleas grow up to 2 cm long, and are a food source for small fish that shelter in the sound. You can swim with them in the sound-side waters off Cape Hatteras National Seashore.