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...
Ricky and Gail Talk Sea Turtles

Ricky and Gail Talk Sea Turtles

  November 25, 2017 If you receive an email from Gail Baird her tag line says: “Live life to the fullest!” and it is obvious that Ricky (whos mom named him after the actor/singer Ricky Nelson) and Gail do exactly that. If there is any activity of...
H2OBX waterpark aids in sea turtle survival

H2OBX waterpark aids in sea turtle survival

September 12, 2017 From the Summer opening of the new H2OBX waterpark in Currituck County they conducted a “Keep the Change from their guests” program which allowed guests to put their change in collection buckets that were located throughout the waterpark. The money...
Bad news for sea turtles on the Outer Banks

Bad news for sea turtles on the Outer Banks

August 1, 2017 The Summer Nor’easter on the Outer Banks dealt a deadly blow to three of the sea turtle nests on the Outer Banks of North Carolina managed by NEST.  The strong winds and high tides created damage to nest enclosures and  wiped out 3 loggerhead sea...