Fact Sheet
Piping Plover

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Green Sea Turtle, Photo: NOAA
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Cape Hatteras National Seashore is one of our nation’s treasures. It’s a place where people can enjoy the beach and wildlife can safely live and raise their young. But it wasn’t always this way.
Bluebird, ©‎ Sarah Stierch (Flickr)
In the Magazine
As birds and other small wildlife look for shelter, build nests and try to escape predators, sometimes they enter human-made places that are anything but the safe havens they seek.
Success Story
July 2014 - A federal court has upheld Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s beach driving rule, which has been great news for sea turtles, piping plovers & tourism.