Change in Harkers Island Visitor Center Hours
The Harkers Island Visitor Center is open Sunday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Morehead City Harbor Dredged Material Management Plan
Cape Lookout National Seashore is a cooperating agency in the Morehead City Harbor Integrated Dredged Material Management Plan being developed by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. The full plan draft can be downloaded from the following link. More »
National Park Service Recruiting Local Youth for Internships
Contact: Wouter Ketel, (252) 728-2250 Ext. 3005
Contact: Barbara Cohea, (252) 728-2250 Ext. 3002
Harkers Island, North Carolina. Russel J. Wilson, Superintendent of Cape Lookout National Seashore announced the park has been awarded a National Park Service Youth Intern Program Grant for the summer of 2010 for Mentoring Youth Toward Career Opportunities.
Cape Lookout National Seashore’s grant award will fund the paid employment of four local youths from socially and economically diverse backgrounds to participate in a mentoring program within the park. Participants will work in the park assisting the Park Ranger staff in a variety of duties within the Interpretive, Natural Resources, and Visitor and Resource Protection divisions. The Mentoring Youth Toward Career Opportunities Project will also provide skills training in areas such as resume writing, filling out job applications, job searching, successful interview skills, practical skills for use within the workplace, and career opportunities with the National Park Service.
The project seeks applicants from students at Carteret Community College and rising high school seniors at the three county high schools. For information on the Youth Intern Program, send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone Cape Lookout National Seashore at 252-728-2250. To apply, send a resume that includes your work history, and letters of recommendation from personal and work contacts (include their contact information) to Youth Intern Program, Cape Lookout National Seashore, 131 Charles St., Harkers Island, NC 28531.
Did You Know?
Gaillardia, also called a blanket flower or firewheel, is a Midwestern plant that was brought into the area and still thrives on these windy, water starved islands. Cape Lookout National Seashore More...