Ten sea turtles released at Coquina beach!

July 7, 2017 Today NEST and the North Caroline Aquarium on Roanoke Island celebrated the release of 10… yes 10! … happy turtles back to the ocean. It was a beautiful morning on Coquina Beach and hundreds of onlookers witnessed the release. Most of these...
Ellen Rowe needs your help

Ellen Rowe needs your help

Ellen Rowe lives in Northern Virginia. She founded Tees for Turtles to help raise money and awareness for sea turtles and N.E.S.T. She designed original T-shirts with a couple of her drawings and last year raised $500 for NEST to aid in the survival of endangered and...
Party at Kelly’s Restaurant Sunday April 2!!

Party at Kelly’s Restaurant Sunday April 2!!

NEST invites our volunteers and supporters to a fabulous party and fundraiser between 5 and 8 pm Sunday, April 2 at Kelly’s Restaurant in Nags Head! This is a great chance to catchup with other NESTers and start getting ready for the summer season. For just a...
A Harp Seal makes a visit to the Outer Banks

A Harp Seal makes a visit to the Outer Banks

The first visit for a seal to the Outer Banks for this season was made by a Harp seal who decided to haul out of the ocean in Nags Head for a bit of rest and relaxation on the beach. Under the direction of Marissa Bijarro of the NC Wildlife Resource Commission, Marine...