William Monroe Stowe Sr.

HATTERAS– William Monroe Stowe Sr., 90, died on Aug. 31, 2010.  Mr.Stowewas the son of the late Ulysses and Annie Gaskill Stowe and the husbandof the late Velma Morris Stowe.  He was also preceded in deathbythree sisters, a grandson, and four great-grandchildren. Mr.Stowe was a commercial fisherman, a veteran of World War II, and wasretired […]

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Seashore sees record nesting success, but all because of the consent decree?

The expected media release from the environmental groups that sued the National Park Service over its management of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore arrived today. The headline is as expected also:  ?Nesting birds and turtles break records at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.? And it?s all true. As of today, there were 147 turtle nests on […]

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The critical habitat court ruling and what it means for public access and replacing the bridge

Earlier this week a federal judge in Washington, D.C., upheld the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service?s designation of four areas in the Cape Hatteras National Seashore as critical habitat for wintering piping plovers. The ruling came in a lawsuit filed by the Cape Hatteras Preservation Alliance (CHAPA) against the Fish Wildlife Service?s second attempt at […]

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