Earlier this month the Great American Outdoors Act was passed into law. While many of the details of how, when and where funds from the Act will be used has yet to be determined, we’ve put together a brief overview for you of the purpose of this Act in assisting national parks around the country…
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..
Greg Honeycutt, owner of Ocean Atlantic Rentals, shares his story of why he chose to support his OBX national parks through a Forever Founder business sponsorship. To find out how your business can support the parks and get in front of park visitors in 2020, contact Jess Green today. I first began visiting Ocracoke Island in the..
Kill Devils Hills, NC – Outer Banks Forever, the local nonprofit partner of the three national parks of the Outer Banks – Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial – is pleased to announce its new slate of projects and programs to protect and enhance these special..
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,..
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..
On January 20, your OBX national parks will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by celebrating the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service! According to the Corporation for National and Community Service, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was first observed on January 20, 1986, the same day as..
When Jeff and Jennifer Schwartzenberg took their family to Wright Brothers National Memorial for the Kite Festival in 2014, they knew they were in for a day of fun. What they didn’t know is that their daughter Kaitlyn (right) – then only 3 years old – would create a memory for them that day..
Legend has it the Ocracoke ponies arrived in the Outer Banks with shipwrecked explorers in the 16th or 17th century, and they’ve called the island home ever since. While many of these early ponies were claimed by residents, some were left to roam wild. The National Park Service took over their care and maintenance in the 1960s..
Legend has it the Ocracoke ponies arrived here with shipwrecked explorers in the 16th or 17th century, and they’ve called the island home ever since. While many of these early ponies were claimed by residents, some were left to roam wild. The National Park Service took over their care and maintenance in the 1960s to..