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H2OBXWaterpark Does It Again!!!

N.E.S.T. received a donation of over $2,200 from the H2OBX Waterpark. Wow!! The Waterpark has donated a portion of the proceeds from plush turtles sold at the park for a few years and N.E.S.T. very much appreciates the ongoing generous support. N.E.S.T. President,...

Beaches in Corolla 4WD Area Get Added Protection

N.E.S.T. volunteers recently installed signs along the Corolla 4WD beaches in Currituck County. The 4WD beaches serve many purposes including as the main area roadway, for wildlife habitat and for beachgoers to enjoy the beach. It's important that all of these uses...

DNA project links individual female loggerheads, nests

The article below was originally published here: During any given summer on North Carolina beaches, volunteers comb the shores for evidence of freshly laid sea turtle nests. As...

Thanks to One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning of OBX New ATV Joins N.E.S.T. Fleet!!

N.E.S.T. very sincerely thanks One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning for it’s extremely generous donation of a brand new 4WD Tracker 450 ATV! If you look carefully, you can see the ATV has sea turtles drawn on its "skin." How cool is that! It will join the other...




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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