June 8th, 2018

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Beach Cleanup- Cape Hatteras National Seashore

June not only marks the beginning of summer, it also marks World Oceans Month. Our oceans, which make up approximately 70 percent of the earth, are natural treasures, a source of food and energy, and a foundation for the way of life.

Cape Hatteras National Seashore is celebrating the oceans and its resources by hosting three beach cleanups at various locations from 9:00 – 11:00 am.

  • June 21, 2017- Bodie Island, Coquina Beach bathhouse

  • June 24, 2017- Hatteras Island, Old Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Site parking lot

  • June 28, 2017- Ocracoke Island, Lifeguarded beach parking lot

Bring leather gloves, water, snacks, and sunscreen. Wear appropriate clothing, including hats and closed-toe shoes. Trash bags will be provided. Children under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian with them.

For more information, call 252-475-9042.


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Organization Name
National Park Service- Outer Banks Group
Organization Type
Member of Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP)
Participant in AZA's SAFE Campaign


As part of our celebration, we plan to do the following:
  • Event is open to the public
  • Media would be welcome
  • Event will include some special activities or engagements for youth and/or young adults
  • The event will touch on the following themes:
    Marine pollution
  • Event will be highlighting organization's own efforts to reduce use of plastic


Cape Hatteras National Seashore- Ocracoke Island Lifeguarded Beach
Irvin Garrish Highway, Ocracoke, Hyde County
Ocracoke, North Carolina 27960 United States
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