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.
Giving Back to Get Ahead, Volunteer Follows Conservation Ethic at Cape Lookout National Seashore
Contact: Wouter Ketel, 252-728-2250 ext. 3005
Harkers Island, North Carolina -- In today's economy, hands-on internships can make a real difference for young professionals – and those same young people can make a real difference through national service.That is why Jessica Vartanian, an intern with the Student Conservation Association (SCA), has arrived at Cape Lookout National Seashoreto assist with the Interpretation division which includes the visitor center operations, visitor education, lighthouse climbing guide, and resource conservation.
Ms. Vartanian, 24 years old, is one of more than 4,200 SCA members helping to protect and restore
During Jessica's time at Cape Lookout National Seashore, she hopes to grow professionally, learning from Cape Lookout National Seashore, learning the art of Interpretation, and understanding the history of the National Park Service.She graduated from
SCA members hone a "conservation ethic" through their service, benefiting of both the land and the individual.SCA experience leads a majority of members to become lifelong stewards and 60% of SCA interns go on to lead successful careers in the conservation field.
The SCA is a nationwide conservation force of college and high school aged members who serve
Did You Know?
Diamond City, a community that once stood on the eastern end of Shackleford Banks, was named after the daymark pattern on the nearby Cape Lookout Lighthouse. Cape Lookout National Seashore