Nests #02 and 03 found Saturday morning

Nests #02 and 03 found Saturday morning

With water temps up in the 80s, it’s no wonder the turtles are making their presence known this weekend. Saturday morning, not just one, but two nests were discovered. One in Nags Head and the other in the Pine Island area of Corolla. Teams helped respond to...
Nest #01 found in Duck!

Nest #01 found in Duck!

NESTers have been waiting anxiously every morning for the early wake-up call about a nest but they weren’t expecting to get a call in the afternoon! Yesterday a call came in on the hotline from Duck Ocean Rescue asking if we’d heard anything about a nest...

A turtle crawl at the end of Sept?!

Yesterday morning, Sept. 22, a beach goer called in what they thought looked like a turtle crawl. Indeed that is what she found.  The turtle made a very convoluted path- coming in, crawling up the dune then back, moving south through a pit, up the dune again, back to...

Post Storm Results

For a tropical storm, Hermine sure did pack a punch for our remaining nests. Here’s the synopsis of the damage along with the sliver lining. Before the storm: 34 nests were in the ground 7 of those nests had emergences (one actually during the storm) 3 of those...

Nests 16, 25, and 28 emerged!

It’s been hard to keep up with all our recent activity so I am doing a batch update again. Here are some highlights and details can be found on the table below. Nests #1-16 have all emerged. Nests #18, 20, 25, and 28 have also emerged. Those in-between are...