Carolina Beach has been very busy with 13 nests laid this year.
Twelve Loggerheads and one Leatherback.
Read about nest #12. The final nest hatching of the year ended in November.
** Hatchlings Stolen **
On Ocean Isle Beach there where 83 hatchlings were stolen from a nest on a remote stretch of beach. Several of you have asked how you can help. See below for a plea from
Gloria Hillenburg, the Coordinator from Ocean Isle. Hopefully a sizeable reward fund will spur someone to turn in the sick individual(s) who were responsible for this.
Ocean Isle Beach SeaTurtle Patrol is setting up a fund for the prosecution of the person that vandalized our turtle nest taking 83 babies....If anyone is interested..please donate what you can...to Ocean Isle Turtle Patrol...P.O. Box 5172 Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. reward fund