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OBX Community Comes Together to Save a Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle at Avalon Pier!

On Friday a juvenile Kemp’s ridley was spotted struggling in the surf by a fisherman on Avalon Pier. She called the N.E.S.T. hotline to alert us. Pier staff called too. One of our Ace hotline operators immediately sent out a call asking N.E.S.T. volunteers to go to...
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The Briscoe Clan honors N.E.S.T.!

Recently, the Briscoe clan held their family vacation on the Outer Banks.  On one of their evening walks on the beach they happened to come across a turtle nest being monitored by an exuberant gang of N.E.S.T. volunteers.  While they were discussing turtle biology and...
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N.E.S.T. Thanks 6th Grader, her family and friend for generous donation!

Tabor Hampton is a 6th grader at St. Michael's Episcopal School in Richmond who comes to vacation at her grandparents home in Kill Devil Hills. She sells lemonade to raise money for our sea turtles. This is the second year Tabor has raised money for N.E.S.T. This year...
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It takes a village to protect Nest 7!

As ATV rider Billy C was cruising down the beach in KDH this morning, he stopped to check on Nest 7 just laid on June 28th.  He found tremendous damage to the nest with empty shells scattered about and a hole going into the nest. Billy found large foot prints near the...
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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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