Founded in 1983 by community residents who understand the need to protect rare and vulnerable habitats, the BHI Conservancy has become a leader in barrier island conservation, preservation and education. Read our story.


Happy the Hatchling is growing strong and healthy with the more bubbles added, she says " I can't wait to reach our goal of $95,000!"

Annual Fund For The Environment:

Your year-end gift can help "to preserve the gift this island is to all who live or visit here."  -Brooke Williams 

2014 Sea Turtle Nest Count:

Bald Head Island Nests: 33      Hatched: 33


Our Next 5K Family Fun Run will start at 9:30am on Saturday, November 29th. (Registration begins at 8:30am)

Click here to join us for the next trot. We cannot wait to see you there!

Register Now for 2014 Fall Education Programs!

Our program menu has expanded to include dissections, specialty workshops, and movie screenings, or come back for perrenial favorites like Touch Tank Time, and Bald Head After Dark. Click here for an electronic version of our November 2014 program card.




Annual Fund for the Environment

The Annual Fund underwrites all of the conservation efforts provided to the community of BHI including the sea turtle protection program, invasive species and dune monitoring, forest and land conservation, creek water quality monitoring, freshwater aquifer monitoring, wildlife surveys, wildlife emergency response and timely research projects to address emerging issues.

We need your support to continue to fulfill the community’s vision to live in harmony with nature. Please help conserve and protect our environmental resources for all our families to continue enjoying the restorative, peaceful sanctuary that is Bald Head Island.

See today's programs and what's happening this month!
Children's Camps
Programs & Camps!
Information about how you and your family can get involved!

Please report deer sightings here!  

BHI Conservancy is an independent, nonprofit, 501 (c)(3) organization. We are able to continue our work through the generosity and commitment of our many members, volunteers and supporters. Your support is necessary to fulfilling our mission of barrier island conservation, education and preservation.
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