Outer Banks Forever to livestream sea turtle nest excavation this evening

A closeup view of eggs in a sea turtle nest. Eight eggs are partially visible in the sand. [NPS]
Local non-profit Outer Banks Forever invites you to join them on their Facebook page at 6 p.m. tonight, Thursday, September 22, to watch biological science technicians from Cape Hatteras National Seashore excavate a sea turtle nest on Ocracoke Island via livestream.

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During the excavation, technicians will count empty eggshells, collect unhatched eggs, and occasionally find live and/or deceased hatchlings.

While the biological technicians perform their examination of the nest, a park ranger will present a program on sea turtles and share what the biologists have found.

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