Applications Open for Bald Head Island Conservancy Graduate Student Fellowships in Barrier Island Science and Coastal Sustainability September 26, 2023 For immediate release Contact: Dr. Beth Darrow, BHIC Chief Scientist, email@example.com The Bald Head Island Conservancy (Bald Head Island, NC) is accepting applications from graduate students for...
Celebrate the end of the season with family fun, island style. With the lower humidity and cooler breezes, fall is in the air, and the Conservancy is reflecting on an amazing season hosting visitors from around the country to share in the beauty of Bald Head Island. To celebrate all the work that’s been done—and […]
Founded in 2005 by Ginger Aydogdu, Simply Southern started as a small kiosk in a local mall selling t-shirts. It has since grown into a large corporation employing over 400 people and expanding its merchandise portfolio to include gifts, apparel, and accessories. GiftBeat, a monthly trade publication that tracks gift industry trends, has ranked...
by Katie Barton, Conservation Intern (Summer 2023) Hello, readers! My name’s Katie Barton, and I’m a former Conservation Intern at the Bald Head Island Conservancy. This December I will be graduating from The University of North Carolina Wilmington, where I’m double-majoring in Biology and Environmental Science, with a concentration in...
Fall isn’t quite here yet, but our Fall 2023 interns are! Read on to get to know the fabulous five working with us this season. Meet Hannah Miu Hannah is from Cleveland, Ohio. A fun fact about her is that she backpacked Europe last summer. She has a degree in environmental science from Bowling Green […]
By Isabel Gebers, Education Intern Interning at Bald Head Island has presented many challenges, and one of them for me was learning how to dissect and teach others about dissecting coastal critters. The general knowledge needed to teach about coastal animals was not content I had grown up learning, hailing from the Midwest. And the […]
Before our Sea Turtle Protection interns said goodbye to the beaches of Bald Head Island, Sea Turtle Biologist Paul Hillbrand asked each intern to summarize their summer, and the memories and sea turtles that they will remember most fondly. Here’s what Abby, Bo, Kelsey and Kayla had to share: Abby Parker I have fallen on […]
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 after Claude sold his business in Raleigh in 2007. The Popes began visiting Bald Head Island in 1988 with their family and bought a place […]
The Conservancy extends our gratitude to Kealy and Kate Dorst, who generously donated the proceeds from the sales of their costume Bald Head Island bracelets to the Conservancy at the beginning of August. Thank you Kealy and Kate for your support! The Dorsts began making their bracelets in June in preparation for their annual trip […]
Ava Reed, a junior Communications major from The University of Charleston located in Charleston, West Virginia, is a business intern for the retail division of the Bald Head Island Conservancy. As a member of the Turtle Central team, Reed has dedicated much of her time to the launch of The Hatchling Hut, a welcome center […]