NPS STUDENT EMPLOYEE MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Contact: Outer Banks Group, (252) 473-2111 ext 164
College Student Helps at Lighthouse: Lead park ranger at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Laura Sturtz of Frisco, NC, greets young visitors during last Friday’s seasonal opening of the lighthouse. Laura works at Cape Hatteras National Seashore as a student employee. Summer student positions are still available at the Outer Banks national park sites; call (252) 473-2111, x164 for more information.
Did You Know?
A piece of sea whip that washes up on the beach at Cape Hatteras National Seashore is not a plant, but the skeleton of a whole colony of animals. A tiny animal lived in each hole on the yellow, orange or purple stems. It had a mouth, a stomach and eight tentacles to catch food.