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Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Hurricane Joaquin Leads To Closures At Cape Lookout, Cape Hatteras National Seashores

Though Hurricane Joaquin was heading farther east and out into the Atlantic Ocean than earlier forecasts had predicted, heavy rains and flooding expected along the Outer Banks of North Carolina led to closure of Cape Lookout and Cape Hatteras national seashores.

Effort Under Way To Review National Park System Wilderness Possibilities

Will the National Park Service soon be pushing for more wilderness designations? That's difficult to say, in large part because only Congress can designate wilderness. Still, there's an effort under way by the Park Servie to take a look at wilderness possibilities across the park system.

Public Meetings Set To Consider Changes To Cape Hatteras National Seashore's ORV Plan

As directed by Congress, Cape Hatteras National Seashore officials are looking at changes to how they manage off-road vehicles on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. And in the coming weeks the public will have a chance to bring its thoughts to the table as to how the management plan might be tweaked.

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