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National Park Service announces opportunities to bid on federal government contracts in Dare County, N.C.

Fri, 08/05/2022 - 03:46
The National Park Service has several open government contracts for businesses to bid on at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Wright Brothers National Memorial. https://www.nps.gov/caha/learn/news/nps-announces-opportunities-to-bid-on-federal-government-contracts-in-dare-county-n-c.htm

Buxton, N.C. resident dies after being helped to shore at Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 13:26
A 66-year-old male from Buxton, N.C. died this afternoon after being helped to shore at Cape Hatteras National Seashore. https://www.nps.gov/caha/learn/news/buxton-n-c-resident-dies-after-being-helped-to-shore-at-cape-hatteras-national-seashore.htm

National Park Service and Koru Village, Inc. enter 10-year lease agreement for the Avon Fishing Pier

Tue, 05/31/2022 - 09:02
Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) is pleased to announce that the National Park Service has signed a 10-year lease with Koru Village, Inc. to provide for the continued maintenance of the Seashore’s Avon Fishing Pier, located in Avon, N.C. The lease begins tomorrow, June 1. https://www.nps.gov/caha/learn/news/national-park-service-and-koru-village-inc-enter-10-year-lease-agreement-for-avon-fishing-pier.htm

Robin Snyder selected as deputy superintendent for Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Wright Brothers National Memorial

Thu, 05/26/2022 - 03:25
Robin Snyder was recently selected as the new deputy superintendent for Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Wright Brothers National Memorial. https://www.nps.gov/caha/learn/news/robin-snyder-selected-as-deputy-superintendent-for-cape-hatteras-national-seashore-fort-raleigh-national-historic-site-wright-brothers-national-memorial.htm

Cape Hatteras National Seashore urges visitors to use caution on the beach between Rodanthe and Salvo, N.C.

Wed, 05/25/2022 - 04:37
Due to the potential for injury from both sand-covered and fully exposed home debris associated with the two homes that collapsed on May 10, 2022, Cape Hatteras National Seashore encourages visitors to wear hard soled footwear on the beach between Rodanthe and Salvo, N.C. Sharp debris may also be found in areas south of Salvo. https://www.nps.gov/caha/learn/news/cape-hatteras-national-seashore-urges-visitors-to-use-caution-on-beach-between-rodanthe-and-salvo-nc.htm

Public comments invited for Cape Hatteras Lighthouse environmental assessment and Lighthouse Road multi-use pathway

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 03:00
From May 24-June 22, 2022, Cape Hatteras National Seashore invites public input on two separate projects at and near the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. A public meeting to discuss both projects is scheduled for 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 2 at the Fessenden Center Annex, 47013 Buxton Back Rd, Buxton, N.C. 27920. https://www.nps.gov/caha/learn/news/public-comments-invited-for-cape-hatteras-lighthouse-environmental-assessment-and-lighthouse-road-multiuse-pathway.htm

After houses collapse, contractors, volunteers and National Park Service clean miles of beach at Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 06:05
After last week’s collapse of two unoccupied houses in Rodanthe, N.C., significant debris removal efforts are underway. Owners of the collapsed homes have contracted debris removal activities. Additionally, numerous volunteers and National Park Service employees, joined together to clean many miles of beach at Cape Hatteras National Seashore. https://www.nps.gov/caha/learn/news/after-house-collapses-contractors-volunteers-national-park-service-clean-miles-of-beach-at-cape-hatteras-national-seashore.htm

Public invited to help clean up collapsed house debris at volunteer events in Rodanthe, N.C.

Wed, 05/11/2022 - 11:43
The public is invited to help Cape Hatteras National Seashore staff clean up some of the collapsed house debris at drop-in volunteer events from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. on Thursday, May 12 and Friday, May 13. All four volunteer events are scheduled to begin at the Outer Banks KOA Resort, 25099 N.C. Highway 12, Rodanthe, N.C. https://www.nps.gov/caha/learn/news/public-invited-to-help-clean-up-collapsed-house-debris-at-volunteer-events-in-rodanthe-nc.htm

Second house collapses at Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Tue, 05/10/2022 - 08:40
Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) has confirmed that an unoccupied house at 24265 Ocean Drive, Rodanthe, N.C. collapsed this afternoon. This is the second unoccupied house collapse of the day at the Seashore. https://www.nps.gov/caha/learn/news/second-house-collapses-at-cape-hatteras-national-seashore.htm

Another house in Rodanthe, N.C. collapses at Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Tue, 05/10/2022 - 03:35
Cape Hatteras National Seashore confirmed reports this morning of an unoccupied house collapse at 24235 Ocean Drive, Rodanthe, N.C. The beach has been closed along all of Ocean Drive in Rodanthe to protect the public from hazards associated with the collapsed home and because there are additional homes in the area that may collapse. https://www.nps.gov/caha/learn/news/another-house-in-rodanthe-nc-collapses-at-cape-hatteras-national-seashore.htm