US Coast Guard releases sea turtles

US Coast Guard releases sea turtles

  Dr. Matthew Godfrey, NC Wildlife Resources Commission Sea Turtle Biologist has informed us that 26 turtles, mostly cold stuns from Hatteras, Lookout, and Cape Cod, plus a big loggerhead from Pea Island, were successfully transferred to the CG Cutter...
Humpback whale washes up on Southern Shore beach

Humpback whale washes up on Southern Shore beach

A Humpback whale washed up on the beach of Southern Shores yesterday. The Marine Mammal Stranding team led by our fearless leader, Karen Clark of the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, fought icy waters and big winter surf to collect samples for ongoing...
Ellen Rowe helps sea turtles

Ellen Rowe helps sea turtles

Ellen Rowe lives in Northern Virginia. Her family vacations on the Outer Banks and she has had the opportunity to attend a sea turtle nest. Ellen has taken action for the survival of one of nature’s finest, the threatened and endangered sea turtles. Ellen...
COLD STUNNED KEMP’S RIDLEYS RELEASED

COLD STUNNED KEMP’S RIDLEYS RELEASED

What?? Cold stunned in October?? Well these three little guys stayed too long in New England and the New England water is too cold to release them there, after they recovered, so they were transported here to our warmer waters to be sent on the way to the Gulf Stream....
Help NEST meet the NEW DONATION CHALLENGE!!!

Help NEST meet the NEW DONATION CHALLENGE!!!

  We are very excited to announce that NEST has just been told of a matching gift pledge from two sea turtle lovers. They challenge you to join them in supporting NEST and have pledged to match up to $3,000 every dollar donated by December 31. In the next few...