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15 Dec

2023 Nesting Season Summary

By Paul Hillbrand, Sea Turtle Biologist The 2023 sea turtle nesting season on Bald Head Island (BHI) was highlighted by the deployment of four satellite tags on nesting turtles and surpassing the 100-nest mark for the fourth time in the last five seasons. The first nesting activity occurred on 15 May and the last on […]

Morgan Greene
December 15, 2023
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17 Nov

Adopt-A Program 2024

Every year, BHI Conservancy offers the opportunity to support BHI’s sea turtles through adoption for the 2024 season. Adoptions provide support for the Sea Turtle Protection Program while giving our members and friends the opportunity to learn more about turtles and connect with specific nests and turtles on the island. There are currently two...

Carrie Barnette
November 17, 2023
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17 Apr

See You Soon, Sea Turtles: Preparing for the 2023 Nesting Season

by Paul Hillbrand, Sea Turtle Biologist Our unique summer residents are completing their migration home! That’s right, loggerhead sea turtles are returning to Bald Head Island for nesting season! Can you believe it? This is officially Bald Head Island Conservancy’s 40th year discovering, learning, conserving, & preserving the loggerhead sea...

Bald Head Island Conservancy
April 17, 2023
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14 Nov

2022 Summary: A Record Sea Turtle Nesting Season

For a fourth consecutive year, the Sea Turtle nesting season on Bald Head Island (BHI) was tremendously successful. The Bald Head Island Conservancy’s (BHIC) Sea Turtle Protection Team (STPT) patrolled the beaches of BHI in summer 2022 for 151 days/nights (22 dawn, 58 partial nights and 71 full nights) and observed 148 nests, with the […]

Bald Head Island Conservancy
November 14, 2022
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