Latest Cape Lookout National Seashore Stories

2014-03-17 12:24:55

EMERALD ISLE, ATLANTIC BEACH, MOREHEAD CITY, BEAUFORT and CAPE LOOKOUT, N.C., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While throngs of families flock to mega-amusement parks this season, spending $500+ for a family to catch a glimpse of the beloved mouse with red overalls, North Carolina's Southern Outer Banks invites park-hoppers to let their real imaginations run free by experiencing countless seaside attractions under $10 at the Crystal Coast (www.crystalcoastnc.org) Families can explore the oak...

2011-07-15 00:00:35

The Clean Beaches Coalition today released its annual list of beaches which have been officially certified as clean, healthy and environmentally well managed. This year beaches in twenty states and U.S. territories, including American Samoa, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin are on the nationally touted list. Washington, DC...

2006-11-12 06:00:20

By Jerry Allegood, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Nov. 12--BETTIE -- For a book-loving, retired librarian who doesn't care much for activism and public speaking, Carolyn Mason does a lot of both. She has done it for the wild horses of Shackleford Banks that have roamed an undeveloped island in Carteret County for generations. When the hardy herds were threatened by overpopulation and federal policy that would evict them from Cape Lookout National Seashore, Mason helped organize a...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.