USGS Publishes Open File Report on Management Recommendations
Contact: Cyndy Holda, 252-473-2111 ext. 148
The National Park Service (NPS) was notified today that the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has published A Review and Synthesis of the Scientific Information Related to the Biology and Management of Species of Special Concern at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina, 100 page report, by Jonathan B. Cohen and others. The report is available on the USGS website at: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1262/
The previously released 2005 USGS management, monitoring, and protection protocols for threatened and endangered species and species of special concern at Cape Hatteras remain posted on the NPS Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) website (under the Interim Protected Species Management Strategy document list; document name starts with "2006 03Mar 02...") at: http://parkplanning.nps.gov/document.cfm?parkID=358&projectId=13331&documentID=12970
For more information, contact Anne-Berry Wade, USGS Eastern Region Communications Chief, at (phone) 703-648-4483 or (email) firstname.lastname@example.org.
Did You Know?
In the 1700s, Ocracoke Inlet was one of the busiest inlets in the East. It was one of the few navigable waterways for ships accessing inland ports such as Elizabeth City, Edenton or New Bern. It was here that Blackbeard the pirate found the inlet's heavy shipping traffic ripe for easy pickings.