Are you wishing you could fly to the Outer Banks this summer? With new virtual engagement opportunities from Wright Brothers National Memorial, you can – from wherever you are! Wright Brothers National Memorial App Developed by the National Park Service, the Wright Brothers National Memorial app allows you to explore the park from anywhere in..
June is World Oceans Month – Read on to learn about one of the greatest threats to our beaches, oceans and marine life and how you can help protect them. Imagine this: You’re walking along the beach of Cape Hatteras National Seashore when something catches your eye up ahead. It’s small, bright blue and partially..
Your OBX national parks are joining parks around the country for a Virtual Campout this Memorial Day weekend! From Saturday to Monday, you can participate in activities at home and hear from special guests from over 20 national parks. You’ll be able to explore the natural and cultural history these amazing places preserve. Your OBX..
If you’ve had the opportunity to travel to Ocracoke, then you may have stopped to visit some of the island’s most popular residents: the Banker ponies that are protected and cared for by your OBX national park staff. But how did these ponies come to be on the island? According to Cape Hatteras National Seashore,..
As the Outer Banks community prepares to re-open to visitors on Saturday, May 16th (entry FAQs here), we want to share a few important safety tips and reminders with you. This includes not only how to be safe when spending time near the ocean, but also guidelines for ensuring your summer trip is still safe..
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site App Developed by the National Park Service, Fort Raleigh’s interactive app allows you to visit the park from anywhere in the world! The app features videos and posts on the Carolina Algonquian Indians, the Lost Colony, the Battle of Roanoke Island, the Freedman’s Colony and Reginald Fessenden, the father of..
There’s never been a time when your OBX community and national parks need your support more than now. The good news is, you can choose how you give back and we hope you’ll join us today as we rally to support your parks, and our OBX community. Today is Giving Tuesday Now, a global movement..
Have you ever stopped to think about what our nation—and our local OBX community—would be like without its national parks? These special places preserve our history, our culture and our environment for our enjoyment and for the enjoyment of generations to come. So it’s very fitting that National Park Week always falls in line with Earth Day! This year..
It’s National Park Week!! While we can’t celebrate in person, we’ll be sharing ideas all week on Facebook and Instagram to help you celebrate your OBX national parks, and all national parks, together at home. First up – today is Junior Ranger Day, so let’s see those badges! Post a photo on Facebook or Instagram..
Hometown: Townson, Maryland Education: Ph.D., Duke University; B.S., University of Maryland Position: Chief of Resource Management and Science for the National Parks of Eastern North Carolina (I work in five parks!) Where you’ll find her: On the road in my government vehicle – I travel all the time to Cape Lookout, Moore’s Creek and throughout Cape Hatteras National Seashore! Other national parks she’s worked at: Everglades National Park (Florida),..