ORV Plan Comment Period Extended
On May 23, 2014, the NPS released a Environmental Impact Statement for its Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan for a 60-day comment period, which was extended to September 4. The comment period will be extend an additional 15 days until September 19, 2014.
Seashore Species Management Annual Reports are Available to the Public
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
Did You Know?
Once they reach the ocean, male sea turtles never return to land while females only come ashore to nest. Cape Lookout National Seashore More...