Field Guide: A Chorus of Calls

Conservancy Corner

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…

Bald Head Island Conservancy and NC Arboretum Collaboration Urges Youth Citizen Scientists to Wonder

  In June, Bald Head Island Conservancy collaborated on an educational video with North Carolina Arboretum’s ecoEXPLORE program, Protecting Sea Turtles: Science and Wonder. It was released during ecoEXPLORE’s Herpetology…

BHIC Alum of the Month – June

  Our BHIC Alum of the Month, Andy Adams, was a wildlife intern throughout the summer and fall of 2008, before returning to the island in the summer of 2010…