Click on image to view larger “We must not only protect the country side and save it from destruction, we must restore what has been destroyed and salvage the beauty and charm of our cities … Once our natural splendor is destroyed, it can never be recaptured. And once man can no longer walk with beauty or wonder at nature, his spirit will wither and his sustenance be wasted.” Lyndon B. Johnson
Click on image to view larger In 2010 Hurricane Earl caused extensive damage to the landmark Frisco Pier. Frisco Pier has been a landmark on Hatteras Island for five decades. Hurricane Earl, which passed 55 miles off Hatteras as a Category 2 storm tore away some sections and buckled other portions of the pier.