2016  sea turtle nest #49

2016 sea turtle nest #49

The 2016 sea turtle nesting season is winding down, but on 8/21 a  mama Loggerhead decided to lay her nest in Nags Head. ATV driver Jerry garnered another discovery on his zero dark thirty run. To adopt this nest, click here. North Carolina Wildlife Resource...

The Summer Season and its Effects on Marine Life

As summer approaches, it is exciting as water temperatures warm and more people travel to the beach to enjoy all that the ocean has to offer during the busy season.  While an increased amount of people visiting the beach is beneficial in many ways such as supporting...

Nest Emergence Update – Nests 1-12 are done!

We knew this summer when the nests were piling up on top of each other (not literally, just continually) that we would have a busy end of summer and fall. We’re finally resurfacing for air after “round 1” of our series of nests. With eight...

Nests #46, 47, & 48

Nest Sitting has been keeping us busy busy the last few weeks that we haven’t had time to update on the last three nests over the last week.  Nests 46, 47, and 48 came in in Kitty Hawk, Nags Head, and Duck respectively.  All nests were loggerheads. We look to...

2016 Nest 45, KDH and two false crawls KDH

Sherman has done it again (sorta) .  On 8/10 he discovered a turtle nest in in Kill Devil Hills and shortly after discovered two false crawls nearby. The telephone call from Karen Clark (KC) NC Wildlife Commission announced that find to the at the ready response team....