Loggerhead Fitzy Loses Battle

CC-ALF-12-06-06-01   Loggerhead 44 lb. 7/19/12 At 4 a.m. Fitzy stopped breathing and could not be resuscitated. The loggerhead had refused to eat since her return to Rehab 7/13/12, leading to being forcefed Monday (7/16) and again Wednesday (7/18/12). She was found...

17-July-2012 Nest #19 in Kitty Hawk breaks our record!

ATV rider John shouted out a huge “woo hoo!” this morning when he came across his first crawl.  A mother loggerhead hauled out onto the beach in Kitty Hawk and broke NEST’s record number of sea turtle nests in one season… #19!  Last year was a...

14-July-2012 Two False Crawls in Corolla

False crawls #11 and #12 raised hopes that last year’s record of 18 nests would be broken, but the turtles decided…not yet! At FC #11 in Ocean Sands, the turtle managed to dodge several canopy frames, crawling directly through one in her journey back to...

Seafood Fundraiser Set for N.E.S.T.

Thanks to the generosity of Village Realty, N.E.S.T. (Network for Endangered Sea Turtles) will be holding a Seafood Fundraiser on Thursday, July 26 2012 at Currituck Heritage Park in Corolla from 4- 8pm. North Carolina Seafood Platters from Steamer’s Shellfish...