BHIC Alum of the Month – July

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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…

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…

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!…

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,…

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…

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…

Sponsor Spotlight: July

The Maritime Market, currently owned by Claude and Melissa Pope, was first established on Bald Head Island in 2001. The Popes bought it from Bald Head Island Limited in 2011…

Notes from the Field: Summer Surveys

by Lauren Schaale, Coastal Scientist In the summer, the Conservancy’s conservation team conducts nighttime summer spotlight surveys for both White-tailed Deer and American Alligators. These surveys are important for monitoring…

Field Guide: Flutterbys from the Front Porch

by Morgan Hooks, Environmental Content Creator In North Carolina, there are an estimated 2,000 to 2,500 species of moth, soaring over the 174 observed species of butterfly in the state,…

A Partner in Preservation

Conservancy collaborator, Smith Island Land Trust, allows for land protection on Bald Head Island within the Bald Head Island Conservancy mission of preservation. SILT has preserved approximately 50 properties on…