Bald Head Island Conservancy

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Sponsor Spotlight: Urban Coast Electric

Urban Coast Electric Inc. is owned and operated by Bob and Lisa Mace.  The Maces fell completely in love with Bald Head Island and decided to permanently relocate their home and business to the area in 2011 from Charlotte.   As avid fishermen, golfers, and lovers of all things BEACH, this was an easy decision […]

Bald Head Island Conservancy
September 14, 2022
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Field Guide: Sharks of the Bald Head Island Shore

by Jake Kelly, Development/Marketing Intern | Illustrations by Sophia Wagner, Conservation Intern We had a fin-tactic Shark Week in July with shark-themed exhibits and specimens in Fleming Environmental Education Center, dogfish dissection programs, and Shark Trivia on our social media. We also introduced our supporters to a few of...

Bald Head Island Conservancy
August 17, 2022
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Annual Silent Auction Offers Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences

by Melissa Blackmon, Chief Development Officer The Bald Head Island Conservancy had another successful July 4th Auction and Raffle.  We are always thankful to our supporters who donate items to the event and donors who have fun outbidding each other.  This annual tradition is a fantastic way to support our mission as We Discover,...

Bald Head Island Conservancy
August 16, 2022
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Sponsor Spotlight: Wendy Wilmont Properties

We’ve been Island locals providing you with the #BestOfBaldHead since 2006. Regardless of how long you stay, we love being the local resource for our clients – because no one knows the island like we do. We’re proud to be a Silver Supporter of the Bald Head Island Conservancy and support the amazing work that […]

Bald Head Island Conservancy
August 16, 2022
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BHIC Alum of the Month – July

Our BHIC Alum of the Month, Savannah Weber, was an intern on our Sea Turtle Team throughout the summer of 2020. She has a BS in Biological Sciences with a minor in Marine Science from the University of South Carolina. Weber is now pursuing her Master’s in Biological Oceanography from Florida State University, where she […]

Bald Head Island Conservancy
August 16, 2022
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Federal Grant Brings Continuous Water Quality Monitoring to Bald Head Island 

by Beth Darrow, Chief Scientist In July 2022, the Conservancy installed a new high-powered water quality sonde at the mouth of Bald Head Creek as part of a 3-year US Coastal Research Program grant. Chief Scientist Beth Darrow is a principal investigator on this project led by Natalie Nelson from the Biological & Agricultural Engineering...

Bald Head Island Conservancy
August 16, 2022
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Notes from the Classroom: Employees for the Day

by Jennifer Wiggen, Senior Educator Jack and Paxton King got to spend the day with the education team to see what it would be like to work at the Conservancy! Their day started off in Fleming Environmental Education Center where they helped with the reptile care of two of our ambassador animals, Thor and Hulk, […]

Bald Head Island Conservancy
August 16, 2022
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Field Guide: A Chorus of Calls

by Sophia Wagner, Conservation Intern Last month the Conservancy’s conservation team took part in North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission’s Calling Amphibian Survey Program. BHIC’s previous conservation intern and budding herpetologist, Kylie Hackett, got the organization involved with this citizen science project in Fall of 2021. Frogs...

Bald Head Island Conservancy
July 22, 2022
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Notes from the Classroom: Discover a New World After Dark

by Jake Kelly, Development & Marketing Intern When the sun sets on Bald Head Island, there is a new world to discover. Larger eyes & lenses, ear adaptations, smell, chemical receptors and echolocation all dominate the night. During the Bald Head Island Conservancy’s Bald Head After Dark Program, participants have the opportunity to...

Bald Head Island Conservancy
July 16, 2022
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Note from the Executive Director: Our Board Members, Our Unsung Heroes

by Dr. Chris Shank, Executive Director It has been a great summer so far for the Conservancy. Our redesigned Fleming Education Center has entertained and educated more than 5000 visitors since opening Memorial Day weekend, day camps are filled with kids who are exploring and learning about the island’s ecosystem, we just began a new water...

Bald Head Island Conservancy
July 15, 2022
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