Plastic straws

Plastic straws

  April 8, 2018 Over 500,000,000 plastic straws are used each day in the United States. It is estimated that more than 90 percent of trash floating in the oceans of the world is plastic. Plastic accounts as the most harmful man-made item to threatened and...
Outer Banks Odyssey of the Mind

Outer Banks Odyssey of the Mind

  March 20, 2018 The Network for Endangered Sea Turtles (N.E.S.T.) received a message that the Kitty Hawk Elementry School (KHES) Odessey of the Mind group was going to compete using a sea turtle for their themed competition item and any assistance from N.E.S.T....
N.E.S.T. Volunteers

N.E.S.T. Volunteers

  JANUARY 29, 2018 The Network for Endangered Sea Turtles (N.E.S.T) relies entirely on volunteers to aid in the survival of threatened and endangered sea turtles. Those volunteer efforts take many forms. One such volunteer helps in this effort by creating graphic...
December 2017 … it IS that time!

December 2017 … it IS that time!

  December 11, 2017 As the cold temperatures arrive on the Outer Banks of North Carolina and the water temperature gets down to the lower 50 degree mark, sea turtle cold stun season comes into play. Dedicated NESTer Frank Welles, leader of the lower Outer Banks...