And the Winners Are……

And the Winners Are……

Emmett Swain and Tallulah Morris submitted the winning name for the new loggerhead sea turtle recently added by N.E.S.T. to the ocean mural in the entrance hall of Kitty Hawk Elementary School…”SEAWEED”!! A school wide contest was run to name the new...
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....

Jan talks rehab: 188 sea turtles rescued!

By Jan Moore and Margaret Janes December was a very busy time for N.E.S.T. volunteers as we worked to rescue 188 stranded sea turtles! As winter abruptly came and the temperatures in Pamlico Sound precipitously dropped many young sea turtles were caught in the frigid...