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Seashore to Close In Advance Of Topical Storm Hanna

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Date: September 3, 2008
Contact: Wouter Ketel, (252) 728-2250 Ext. 3005

Harkers Island, NC  –  Superintendent Russel J. Wilson announced that the Cape Lookout National Seashore staff has implemented its emergency weather evacuation plan due to the approach of Tropical Storm Hanna.


A mandatory evacuation of all visitors from the seashore islands will be implemented for this storm.  The park will be closed to all visitors and all services will be shut down beginning on Thursday, September 4, at 5:00 PM, until further notice. 

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Seabeach Amaranth

Cape Lookout National Seashore is home to many endangered and threatened species of plants and animals including the Seabeach Amaranth, Piping Plover, and Loggerhead sea turtle.