KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC — Outer Banks Forever, the local nonprofit partner of your OBX national parks, has opened its annual Adopt a Sea Turtle Nest program for the 2021 sea turtle nesting season which occurs each year between May and October. The Adopt a Sea Turtle Nest program supports projects and programs that protect..
While Fort Raleigh National Historic Site preserves many important stories that have impacted our country’s history, it is best known as the site of the first attempted English colony in the “New World.” For more than 80 years, one of the main attractions at the park has been the theatrical telling of this story by our friends at the Roanoke Island Historical Association (RIHA). ..
Putting the Rivalry to Rest: ‘Wright Route’ Unites Legacy of Aviation Joint education and tourism initiative launching this summer to unite Wright brothers’ stories from Dayton, OH to Kitty Hawk, NC DAYTON, OH and KITTY HAWK, NC — Orville and Wilbur Wright changed the course of human history when their flying machine lifted off the..
KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC — This week is National Park Week and to kick-off the celebration Outer Banks Forever, the local nonprofit partner of the Outer Banks national parks, has partnered with the National Park Service, Outer Banks Visitors Bureau and Surfline to launch a new webcam at the top of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse…
Over the next few weeks we are excited to share a deeper dive into our recently announced projects! These projects are only possible with your support. Check out the full list of projects and how you can make them happen here. Today’s post was written by Maeve Coughlin, Community Volunteer Ambassador for your OBX national..
July is Sporting in Parks Month at your OBX National Parks! To celebrate, we’d like to introduce you to Trip Forman, Outer Banks Forever Advisory Board member and owner of REAL Watersports, as he shares his passion for getting more people involved in water sports in our parks. Trip Forman has gills. At least..
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..
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..