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NPS Receives USFWS Biological Opinion on Final Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan

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Date: November 17, 2010
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?

Seasparkle, a tiny dinoflagellate that can be seen glowing in the surfline at night.

The beaches along Cape Hatteras National Seashore sparkle at night. When you kick the sand, you disturb tiny dinoflagellates like seasparkle, magnified in the picture to the left. A chemical reaction causes them to glow with a blue-green light.