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

    Cape Hatteras

    National Seashore North Carolina

Ocracoke District Ranger Kenny Ballance Receives Recognition for Twenty-Five Years of Service

Ocracoke District Ranger Ballance and Superintendent Murray_sm2

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News Release Date: October 19, 2010
Contact: Cyndy Holda, 252-473-2111  Ext. 148

Photo Caption: Ocracoke District Ranger Kenny Ballance recently received a certificate for twenty-five years of service with the National Park Service and Cape Hatteras National Seashore from Superintendent Mike Murray. Kenny first began working in temporary positions in 1977 for the Seashore.

And "Happy Birthday Kenny!"  from park staff.

Did You Know?

The Hatteras Island Weather Station is one of only three remaining weather stations in the country.

The U.S. Weather Bureau Station on Hatteras Island was built in 1901 and was one of 11 stations built around the country. It is one of only three remaining stations nationwide, and the only one in the nation restored to its 1901 condition. The station was reopened in 2007 to house a visitor center.