Nest #44 and another false crawl

5-Aug-2016 Nest #44 was found in Southern Shores this morning.  The turtle crawled up the beach, started to excavate a nest site but stopped. She then hauled further toward the dune where she finally laid her eggs. That factors that influence nest site selection in...
Three Greens Head Home!

Three Greens Head Home!

Nest Release 8-3-15 by OBX Life Photography To see some great pictures of the release please visit OBX Life Photography, we are very grateful to them for capturing all of the great moments!! (Unfortunately we are having issues with our website in regards to photo...
2016 sea turtle nest(s) 42 and 43

2016 sea turtle nest(s) 42 and 43

On 8/4/2016 Nags Head ATV driver Jerry discovered what appeared to be a green sea turtle nest in Nags Head. It was confirmed to be so by (KC) Karen Clark NCWRC. Steph found the DNA egg and the nest was marked just in time for the nest responders to go to another...

Nest #41… a surprise nest emerges!

Nest sitting team 4 was just setting up and settling in for a night of nest sitting when a group of visitors came by.  They discussed the activity for a while and the visitors continued on their way.  A while later, they came back by and asked who was watching the...