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Loggerhead turtle eggs are being transplanted to Cape Hatteras in attempts to get more nesting to take place. Fishing nets, tire tracks, and predators have been an issue for turtle hatchlings. But with the transplants and educating fishermen on what to do when turtles are caught in their nets, refuge managers are hoping the loggerhead populations will grow.
A fading art kept alive yet by quilters such as Mrs. Charlotte Balance. Tales told by Mrs. Nettie Gibson revealed changes in quilting standards. Decades ago, the summer and winter quilting parties noted by Mrs. Ballance made it a commonly collective activity. The experience, then, was quite different from the common contemporary practice of quilting as a solo project.