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

         Hatched: 63

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.


Become a Member - Join now for discounts on programs, at Turtle Central, and more!
Click here to join and click here for membership levels.

Register Now for 2015 Education Programs!
View our program day and times through the summer here. Please call us at 910-338-0911 or click here to register!





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Mark Your Calendars
July 2

September 18 - 20

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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