And the Winners Are……

And the Winners Are……

Emmett Swain and Tallulah Morris submitted the winning name for the new loggerhead sea turtle recently added by N.E.S.T. to the ocean mural in the entrance hall of Kitty Hawk Elementary School…”SEAWEED”!! A school wide contest was run to name the new...

Jan talks rehab: 188 sea turtles rescued!

By Jan Moore and Margaret Janes December was a very busy time for N.E.S.T. volunteers as we worked to rescue 188 stranded sea turtles! As winter abruptly came and the temperatures in Pamlico Sound precipitously dropped many young sea turtles were caught in the frigid...

Ten sea turtles released at Coquina beach!

July 7, 2017 Today NEST and the North Caroline Aquarium on Roanoke Island celebrated the release of 10… yes 10! … happy turtles back to the ocean. It was a beautiful morning on Coquina Beach and hundreds of onlookers witnessed the release. Most of these...