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 »
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After 17 years of legal battles, it’s finally official: ecologically sensitive areas of Florida’s Big Cypress National Preserve — home to the endangered Florida panther — are off limits to off-road vehicles!
New rules to manage off-road vehicle traffic on beaches will protect nesting and baby sea turtles and birds as well as pedestrians at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.