Hallac, the new superintendent of the National Park Service's Outer
Banks Group, which includes the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, was
the guest on the on the Radio Hatteras interview show, "To the Point,"
on Sunday, Jan. 18.
New seashore chief is guest
the Point'...WITH AUDIO
"To the Point," which is hosted by Island
Free Press editor Irene Nolan, airs on the island's community radio
station, FM 101.5 and FM 99.9, at 5 p.m. on the first and third Sunday
of each month. It is repeated on the second and fourth Sunday
the interview, Hallac talks about his natural resources management
career with the Park Service and about issues facing the seashore this
year, including permitting beach nourishment in north Buxton and
recently passed legislation that requires some adjustments in the
off-road vehicle management plan.
Hallac started his new job as
superintendent the first of the year. He comes to the Outer Banks
after three years of managing the Yellowstone Center for Resources, the
resource management and science division of Yellowstone National Park.
he headed west, he spent more than a decade in south Florida in a
variety of positions, including managing natural resources programs for
Everglades and Dry Tortugas national parks and implementing Everglades
restoration projects with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
He has a master's degree in wildlife and fisheries biology from the University of Vermont.
Scroll down to the "To the Point" logo -- an aerial photo of Cape Point -- and click to listen to the audio of the show.
MORE ABOUT 'TO THE POINT
the show, IFP editor Irene Nolan will be interviewing newsmakers about
the events and issues that affect all of us who live on Hatteras Island
and those of us who love to visit here.
"You can expect to
hear from folks who are making the news, those who are decision-makers,
and some who are just plain interesting to talk to about the island and
its past, present, and future," she says.
Because the station's
all-volunteer staff and small budget are stretched tight, the show is
pre-recorded. At this point, listeners cannot call in questions.
the station can be received only on Hatteras Island, though the board
of directors of the community, non-profit hopes that funds can be
raised soon for online streaming of the programming.
the audio will be posted the week after the interview so Island Free
Press readers who missed the show or who do not live on Hatteras can
You can let Nolan know about folks you would like her to interview and suggest questions to ask. Send your ideas to [email protected].
MORE ABOUT RADIO HATTERAS
Radio Hatteras is our community, non-profit radio station and depends on grants, memberships, and underwriting.
broadcasts around the clock with news -- including such things as
surfing and fishing reports -- community announcements, music, and
Our community radio station also needs your
support, and you can give that by purchasing a membership or by
underwriting the station if you are a business or another community
Radio Hatteras memberships are $50 for a family, $25
for an individual and $10 for a student. Mail memberships and other
contributions to Radio Hatteras, P.O. Box 339, Frisco, NC 27936.
E-mail [email protected] or call (252) 995-6000 for information about underwriting opportunities.
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