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Keep up with the number of turtle nests on our beaches

You can now keep up with just how many nests are on our beaches and on beaches all over the world thanks to a website from Seaturtle.org.

Sea turtle nest record broken on Bald Head Island

150 sea turtle nests have been laid so far on Bald Head Island smashing the previous record of 143 nests set in 1986. In addition to the 150 nests, there have been 236 false crawls, 75 unique individual sea turtles laying the nests, and 3 nests have hatched so far.
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Experts record 128 sea turtle nests on Topsail Beach, still counting

The sea turtle nests this year just keep getting more impressive.
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Oak Island could break record for sea turtle nests

The Town of Oak Island is preparing for a potentially record breaking number of sea turtle nests this year, with 91 and counting. Do you know what to do if you see a nest, or a turtle laying one?

Sea turtle nest disturbed near Oak Island Pier

The Oak Island Sea Turtle Protection Program posted on Facebook Tuesday morning that a sea turtle nest near Oak Island Pier had been vandalized.

Man sentenced for role in turtle smuggling scheme

A New Jersey wildlife trader has been sentenced to two years' probation for his role in a reptile smuggling ring that stretched from South Carolina to Hong Kong.

Rare number of sea turtles nest on Topsail Island before June

An unusually high amount of turtle tests on Topsail Island for the beginning of the nesting season.

Outer Banks city warns beach visitors against digging deep holes in sand

Nags Head in the Outer Banks is a popular summer destination, but before you go, officials said they have a warning for you.

Sea turtle nesting season begins along Cape Fear coast

May 1 was the official start of the 2019 season and now nests are beginning to pop up.

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