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Seashore Species Management Annual Reports are Available to the Public

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Date: February 11, 2010
Contact: Wouter Ketel, (252) 728-2250 Ext. 3005

Harkers Island, NC – Superintendent Russel J. Wilson announced that Cape Lookout National Seashore annual reports for protected species have been completed and are available to the public on the park service planning (PEPC) web site under the Off-Road Vehicle Management Planning project at: 


The following 2009 reports have been posted:

Piping Plover Monitoring – 2009 Summary Report

Red Knot Monitoring – 2009 Summary Report

2009 Wilsons’s Plover Window Census

2009 Sea Turtle Monitoring and Management Report

Seabeach Amaranth 2009 Report

Colonial Waterbird – 2009 Summary

American Oystercatcher Monitoring – 2009 Summary Report

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Loggerhead hatchling

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