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Educating the Next Generation of N.E.S.T. Volunteers

By Holly Robinson and Louise Vance Dare County teachers are now using the sea turtle curriculum developed by N.E.S.T. to teach students about our beautiful sea turtles in all FIVE elementary schools. The curriculum project began in 2017 at Kitty Hawk Elementary (KHES)...

Corolla Light Civic Association Makes Generous Donation to N.E.S.T.

On October 8th, the Corolla Light Civic Association held a wonderful pancake breakfast and donated the proceeds to N.E.S.T. Several N.E.S.T. volunteers helped out at the event.  We are extremely grateful for the generous donation of $681 and all of our wonderful...

Do You Remember the McFate Family??

They are the family from Salem, Indiana that we wrote to you about in August. They did a home-school fundraiser for N.E.S.T. and drove 14 hours to deliver the $2,530 they raised during their months long fundraiser. We want to thank them for all their hard work and...

Aquarium’s Bronze Sea Turtle Statue Dedicated to Local Sea Turtle Hero

On Sept. 16, a short and heartfelt ceremony dedicating a popular bronze sea turtle sculpture in memory of Millie Overman was held at the N.C. Aquarium on Roanoke Island. Millie is known to many as the matriarch of the Network for Endangered Sea Turtles (N.E.S.T.) and...




N.E.S.T. is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and conservation of sea turtles and other protected marine wildlife on the Outer Banks of North Carolina from the Virginia line to south Nags Head. **** N.E.S.T.’s work is done under and is in compliance with Endangered Species Act Permit 22ST10 and complies with all NCWRC permit requirements   


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