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.
Sea Turtle Excavations!!
Please join us on the beach as we take inventory of the following nests:
Thursday, August 27th @ 6:00pm - Nest #65 (Beach Access 34, to the left)
Thursday, August 27th @ 7:00pm - Nest #53 (Beach Access 42, to the right)
Friday, August 28th @ 6:00pm - Nest #60 (Beach Access 39, to the left)
Friday, August 28th @ 7:00pm - Nest #67 (Beach Access 13, to the right)
Saturday, August 29th @ 6:00pm - Nest #69 (Beach Access 42, to the right)
Saturday, August 29th @ 7:00pm - Nest #61 (Beach Access 20, to the left)
**Please park off the side of the road - firetrucks and ambulances still need to be able to pass through!**
Sea Turtle Nest Count
Nests on BHI: 96
Nests on BHI Natural Area: 23
The next Turtle Trot 5K will be held Sunday, September 6th! Registration begins at 8:30am and the race starts at 9:30am. For more information click here. If you'd like to pre-register (and save some money) click here.
For more information about Bald Head Island and Offshore Drilling please click here. For the BHI Conservancy's BOEM-submitted comments regarding Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration and Extraction, please click here.
For more information about Bald Head Island and Wind Energy Development please click here.