NPS Receives USFWS Biological Opinion on Final Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan
Contact: Cyndy Holda, 252-473-2111 Ext. 148
Superintendent Mike Murray announced today that the National Park Service (NPS) has received the US Fish & Wildlife Service's Raleigh Field Office biological opinion on the final Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan (final plan/EIS) for Cape Hatteras National Seashore. The biological opinion is provided in accordance with section 7(a)(2) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 and is the Fish & Wildlife Service's stated opinion as to whether or not the final plan/EIS will impact the continued existence of listed species.
The document is posted online at the NPS Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) website at: http://parkplanning.nps.gov/documentsList.cfm?projectID=10641.
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.