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....

Congratulations NESTer David Griffith

  July 11, 2018 On March 3, 2018 David Griffith presented his sea turtle project at the Tidewater Science and Engineering Fair, and won first prize in the animal sciences category.  It was a big surprise to him that he also won another first place award from the...

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...

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...