Supporters can symbolically adopt a sea turtle nest this nesting season at Cape Hatteras National Seashore for a donation of $100.
For the first time in years, endangered red wolves, four adults and four pups, have been released into the recovery area in northeastern North Carolina.
Network for Endangered Sea Turtles, or N.E.S.T., is holding a Valentine’s virtual auction fundraiser that begins Friday and ends Feb. 6, featuring restaurant gift certificates, jewelry and fashion items.
A federal judge has sided with conservation groups, ruling that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service must immediately resume releases of captive-bred red wolves into the management area in northeastern North Carolina.
The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher is asking for the public to help choose the names for two baby loggerhead sea turtles in aquarium care.
The nonprofit Network for Endangered Sea Turtles, or N.E.S.T., is hosting an online fundraising auction that ends Saturday.
The large cold-stunning event last Thursday on the central coast of North Carolina saw dozens of sea turtles in need of rescue and rehabilitation.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore reported to that as of as of Wednesday, there were 414 sea turtle nests with about 16,504 eggs, breaking the previous record from 2016 of 325 nests.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore announced Tuesday that for the third time in five years, a sea turtle nesting record has been broken, with the discovery of the 326th nest Monday.
Pine Knoll Shores police officer Nancy Montanino snapped this photo on World Turtle Day Thursday of a sea turtle while on the town’s beach. Sea turtle nesting and hatching season began May 1 and goes through October. Contact the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores if you spot any nesting turtles, or injured and dead turtles at 252-247-4003.
Six sea turtles were released Saturday after being rehabilitated for months by the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island’s Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation Center at the Frisco Bath House.
There will be six rehabilitated sea turtles released Saturday morning by the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island at the Frisco Bath House on Hatteras Island.
The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation, or STAR, Center is currently treating close to 40 cold-stunned sea turtles, which are responding well to treatment, according to staff.
The Network for Endangered Sea Turtles is hosting a meeting at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Ocracoke Community Center for volunteers interested in patrolling for sea turtles washed ashore this fall and winter.
The rarest, smallest of sea turtles, the Kemp’s ridley has also long been one of the most mysterious, but turtle watchers recently assisted as hatchlings emerged from a rare nest in Emerald Isle.
The public was able to view Tuesday the Cape Hatteras National Seashore staff excavating a nest of baby loggerhead turtles lcoated about a quarter mile north of the Lifeguard Beach stand.