Celebrate Earth Day with Sun Realty! With every reservation made during the month of April, Sun Realty will donate a portion of reservation proceeds to a charity of YOUR CHOICE! Reserve your Outer Banks vacation between the dates of April 5 through April 30, 2013 and help give back to Mother Nature. Reserve TODAY and mention the charity you would like to contribute to! Keep the beaches clean with the Surfrider Foundation!
Happy Earth Day!In celebration of Earth Day 2011, Sun Realty will donate $1 of supplies to N.E.S.T. (Network for Endangered Sea Turtles) for every new "like" on Facebook through April 30, 2011. Experts estimate that only 1 in 1,000 OBX sea turtle hatchlings will survive to maturity. Partner with Sun Realty to help preserve and protect Outer Banks sea turtles. Happy Earth Day from your friends at Sun Realty! What is N.E.S.T.? N.E.S.T. (Network for Endangered Sea Turtles) is a non-profit organization on the Outer Banks of NC.
East Carolina University’s Center for Sustainable Tourism and BlueGreen Outer Banks have come together to create a survey in order to better understand what Outer Banks residents and vacationer’s perceptions of recycling. Take the survey and help the Outer Banks in their sustainable environment efforts.Did you know?- Out of 100 counties in North Carolina, Dare County ranked number 1 last year for per capita for recycling.(This ranking is a result of Outer Banks visitor’s recycling efforts.
The Outer Banks Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to the enhancement and protection of the world’s waves and beaches, and the Sierra Club are hosting an activism event on the Outer Banks, June 26. The event “Hands Across the Sand” is being held to raise awareness about the protection of our coastal economies, oceans, marine wildlife, fishing industry and coastal ecosystems. Participants will meet at 11 a.m. at Bonnet Street Beach Access in Nags Head, NC. At 12 p.m.
Five Tips for a greener vacation:1. Leave those travel sized shampoos, deodorants, toothpastes, body washes and other toiletries at home. They create more waste than regular packaging. Instead opt for refillable travel containers, which can be used on your next vacation.2. While you are in the Outer Banks, make use of the miles of bike and pedestrian pathways. Walking along the beach is an eco-friendly way to travel.3. If you have to fly to the Outer Banks, try to take a non-stop flight. Airplanes use the most fuel during landing and takeoff.
The Outer Banks Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to the enhancement and protection of the world’s waves and beaches is hosting a beach cleanup this Saturday, June 5. Everyone is invited to attend. The cleanup will take place in Nags Head at the NH Bonnet beach access at 10 a.m. To send less trash to the landfill bring a reusable bucket or bag from home that you won’t mind getting dirty and leave the disposable or latex gloves at home instead bring work or gardening gloves.