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

    Cape Hatteras

    National Seashore North Carolina

NPS ORV Negotiated Rulemaking Committee Member Contact Information Available

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Date: February 11, 2008
Contact: Outer Banks Group, (252) 473-2111 ext 148

Superintendent Mike Murray announced today the official public contact list for members of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore ORV Planning Advisory Committee for Negotiated Rulemaking is available online. Information may be found on the PEPC Web site at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/CAHA along with additional information about the NEPA planning process for the ORV Management Plan/EIS and the regulatory negotiation process.

The Committee held its first official meeting on January 3 – 4, 2008 in Avon, NC and is tasked with negotiating and developing special regulations (proposed rule) for the management of off-road vehicles at Cape Hatteras National Seashore. The next meeting is scheduled February 26 – 27, 2008 at the Ramada Inn Plaza in Kill Devil Hills, NC.

For more information contact one of the Committee members or Cyndy Holda at 252-473-2111 ext. 148 or email CAHA_Superintendent@nps.gov

Did You Know?

Lightning whelks are one of the few species of

Lightning whelks eat about one large clam per month. The whelk pries the clam open with its muscular foot, wedges the clam open with its shell, then eats the soft inside of the clam. Lightning whelk shells, which whorl to the left, wash up on the beach at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.