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N.E.S.T. Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Virtual Fundraiser

Outer Banks, NC – Network for Endangered Sea Turtles (N.E.S.T.) is celebrating 25 years of sea turtle protection and education on the Outer Bank with a fundraiser. Originally scheduled for March, the annual auction portion has been moved online just in time for...
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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...
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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...
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The Outer Banks Community Foundation Awards N.E.S.T. Funds for Two ATVs!!

N.E.S.T. recently received a grant of $8,800 from the Outer Banks Community Foundation to purchase two (yes two!) new ATVs for sea turtle beach patrol. Every day at dawn from May 16th to August 31st, N.E.S.T. ATV riders patrol the 50 miles of beach from South Nags...
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The Network for Endangered Sea Turtles (N.E.S.T.) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and protection of the habitats and migration routes of Sea Turtle and other marine animals on the Outer Banks of North Carolina from the Virginia border to Oregon Inlet.

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