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

    Cape Hatteras

    National Seashore North Carolina

Media Photo: YCC Students Perform Work on Park Picnic Tables

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Date: August 10, 2010
Contact: Cyndy Holda, 252-473-2111 x148

National Park Service (NPS) Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) crew members perform work on park picnic tables as they complete their 2010 season this week. Park management extends their many thanks to these enthusiastic young students who have accomplished many projects in the Outer Banks Group of national parks this summer

Members of the park's Youth Conservation Corps crew work on a picnic table.
Youth Conservation Corps crew members move a picnic table.  From left to right:  Zane Castellow, Josh Budde, Taylor Smith, Ian Miller, Zach Zoltoli, and Leader Hunt Thomas.
NPS Photo
YCC crew members work on picnic table.
Youth Conservation Corps crew members work on picnic tables.  From left to right:  Carly Creef and Halea Creef
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

This artist's rendering shows the U.S.S. Monitor foundering in a storm off of Cape Hatteras in December 1862.

The U.S.S. Monitor sank off Cape Hatteras during a storm in December 1862. The wreck's location was a mystery until 1973 when a research vessel found the ship 16 miles off the cape in 230 feet of water. In 1975, the Monitor was named the nation’s first National Marine Sanctuary.