Temporary route opens in Frisco, seasonal ORV routes reopen on Nov. 1

Beginning Sunday, Nov. 1, seasonal off-road vehicle routes will reopen in Cape Hatteras National Seashore.  With no remaining resource protection closures for sea turtle nests this season, the seasonal ORV routes will reopen to night driving on Nov. 1 at 12:01 a.m.  In addition, the Park Service has opened a temporary Frisco Emergency Access Ramp […] Seashore News |  Full Article

The extent of seismic testing gives feds pause

Exploration for oil and natural gas in the Atlantic Ocean will cover more territory than any previous modern-day seismic testing, giving pause to environmentalists and federal regulators. With such an expansive area of ocean floor to survey, companies currently seeking permits to conduct seismic surveys in the Atlantic will likely be working over long periods […] Hatteras Features |  Full Article