The Force of Nature Challenges NEST Volunteers

The Force of Nature Challenges NEST Volunteers

Recently here on the Outer Banks, a dangerous combination of storms including Sally, Teddy, and a cold front, wreaked havoc on our unhatched sea turtle nests. Before the storms, there were 15 nests still in the ground in N.E.S.T. territory from the NC/Virginia line to...
Corolla Nest 2 gets a visitor

Corolla Nest 2 gets a visitor

This morning, Mike Cosgrove, a turtle friendly beach goer, spotted this fox right next to Nest 2 in Corolla. Yesterday he saw it chasing ghost crabs and figured It was just hungry for a meal.  But when he saw it staring at Nest 2, he let NEST folks know of a potential...

Annual Fundraiser POSTPONED!

NEST’s Annual Fundraiser planned for March 29th at Basnight’s Lone Cedar Café has been postponed. Event organizers elected to postpone the event due to the coronavirus outbreak. We will let you know when the event is rescheduled. Thank you and stay well!
ANOTHER N.E.S.T. SCHOOL!

ANOTHER N.E.S.T. SCHOOL!

This school year Cape Hatteras Elementary School (CHES) became our third Dare County elementary school to adopt the sea turtle curriculum, joining Kitty Hawk and Nags Head Elementary Schools as N.E.S.T. schools. The main hall cabinet display proudly announces they are...