A man seen shooting at a sea turtle with a speargun at Cape Hatteras National Seashore could be fined as much as $25,000 for killing the turtle, which was recovered Friday.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
“We are all travelers in the desert of life, and the best we can find in our journey is an honest friend.” — Robert Louis Stevenson.
Cape Point Campground at Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina will remain open two extra months, through the Thanksgiving weekend in late November.
More hiking, additional parking, and a new ramp down to the beach are opening this week at Cape Hatteras National Seashore on North Carolina's Outer Banks.
Some beach goers who flaunt the leash laws at Cape Hatteras National Seashore on North Carolina's Outer Banks are heading home with fines of $125 or more.
There have been shark attacks and bear attacks in the national parks this summer. Which is more likely to keep you in your car?
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.
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.
Curious about the nesting of sea turtles? At Cape Hatteras National Seashore on North Carolina's Outer Banks, a special program this summer lets you see inside turtle nests...and possibly encounter a hatching at the same time.
It sounds like a page from the script of Jaws, a blockbuster 40 years old this summer in which a massive great white shark terrorizes a fictional New England beach town during the Fourth of July weekend. No great white sharks are thought to be involved in the attacks at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, and there have been no deaths, but three separate incidents there in the past week have officials warning beach goers to stay out of the water if they fear sharks.