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 holiday shopping. A variety of items, from restaurant gift certificates to unique art pieces, will be up for auction from Saturday, December 5 to Saturday, December 12. Find the auction at www.auctria.com/auction/NEST2020. Some items will only be available for local pickup and will be marked.

Funds raised support N.E.S.T. activities including sea turtle nest protection, data collection, stranding response/rescue, rehabilitation, and public education. For more information on N.E.S.T.’s mission and activities, or to learn how you can volunteer, visit nestonline.org.

For questions about the auction feel free to contact us at nestobx.pr@gmail.com

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. is committed to contributing to the preservation of these species through research and rescue and rehabilitation efforts and to fostering greater understanding and appreciation of these species and their habitat through education and enhanced public awareness. We work in partnership with the North Carolina Wildlife Commission and the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island.