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    Cape Hatteras

    National Seashore North Carolina

Public Comment Period for NPS Draft EIS for Off Road Vehicle Management Plan Ends May 11

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Date: May 6, 2010
Contact: Cyndy Holda, 252-473-2111  Ext. 148

As previously announced, the public comment period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan ends Tuesday, May 11, 2010.  This announcement confirms the respective deadlines for both electronic and written comments on the DEIS.

 

Electronic comments may be submitted online until midnight (Mountain Daylight Time) on May 11, 2010 at the NPS Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) web site by visiting http://parkplanning.nps.gov/caha, clicking on *Open for Comment, clicking on the Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan /EIS, and then clicking on Comment on Document.  NPS encourages commenting electronically through PEPC. 

 

Written comments in hard copy (e.g. in a letter), can be sent by U.S. Postal Service or other mail delivery service or hand-delivered to:  Mike Murray, Superintendent, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, 1401 National Park Drive, Manteo, NC 27954.  Written comments postmarked by May 11, 2010 will be accepted.  Comments will not be accepted by fax, email, or in any other way than those specified above.  Bulk comments in any format (hard copy or electronic) submitted on behalf of others will not be accepted. 

 

For more information, contact park headquarters at 252-473-2111 ext. 148.

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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.