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2015 03Mar 13 - Cape Hatteras National Seashore Establishes Prenesting Areas for 2015 Shorebird Breeding Season


The prenesting closure areas are based on the recent breeding history of the respective protected species at the Seashore and the actual habitat conditions observed during the annual assessment. At most prenesting areas pedestrian access is allowed along the shoreline below the ocean high tide line until such time that shorebird breeding activity is observed, then standard species-specific buffers will be implemented. Dogs are generally prohibited in the pedestrian shoreline access corridor below the high tide line adjacent to the prenesting closures and within any posted resource closure, but properly leashed dogs are otherwise allowed in open ORV routes and pedestrian areas. The site-specific restrictions are posted at each location with on-site signage and is the most accurate and up-to-date indication of access status.
 
Document Content:
Press ReleasePress Release   (152.6 KB, PDF file)
2015 Habitat Assessment2015 Habitat Assessment   (149.0 KB, PDF file)
Bodie Spit MapBodie Spit Map   (278.6 KB, PDF file)
Bodie-Hatteras, South of Ramp 27 MapBodie-Hatteras, South of Ramp 27 Map   (293.2 KB, PDF file)
Hatteras, 1.5 mi N of Ramp 34 MapHatteras, 1.5 mi N of Ramp 34 Map   (390.8 KB, PDF file)
Hatteras, 1.6 mi S of Ramp 38 MapHatteras, 1.6 mi S of Ramp 38 Map   (320.0 KB, PDF file)
Hatteras, 2.3 mi S of Ramp 38 MapHatteras, 2.3 mi S of Ramp 38 Map   (308.8 KB, PDF file)
Hatteras, North of Ramp 43 MapHatteras, North of Ramp 43 Map   (380.1 KB, PDF file)
Hatteras, between Ramps 43 & 44 MapHatteras, between Ramps 43 & 44 Map   (388.2 KB, PDF file)
Hatteras, Cape Point MapHatteras, Cape Point Map   (374.2 KB, PDF file)
Hatteras, West of Ramp 45 MapHatteras, West of Ramp 45 Map   (408.3 KB, PDF file)
Hatteras, Sandy Bay MapHatteras, Sandy Bay Map   (422.5 KB, PDF file)
Ocracoke, North MapOcracoke, North Map   (420.4 KB, PDF file)
Ocracoke, South of Ramp 68 MapOcracoke, South of Ramp 68 Map   (465.8 KB, PDF file)
Ocracoke, South Point MapOcracoke, South Point Map   (365.0 KB, PDF file)
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