Last week, a federal court upheld Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s beach driving rule, which has led to two consecutive years of great news for sea turtle and piping plover nest rates, along with record tourism numbers.
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Sea turtles and tourism are thriving at Cape Hatteras National Seashore! Since the National Park Service put a new beach driving rule in place in 2012, sea turtles have made a record number of nests and both the number of visitors to the seashore and dollars spent on lodging during the summer nesting season have… Read more »
Thanks to advocates fighting to keep vital protections in place, Cape Hatteras National Seashore is seeing a record-breaking year of nesting sea turtles.
Defenders’ efforts to stop harmful Cape Hatteras legislation are successful-at least for now.
Just a few months into the new Congress, and threats to wildlife are popping up all over.