Ansley Hamilton, a 2016 Communication Intern, is set to graduate from Elon University in Mary 2018 with a degree in Media Analytics, minoring in Date Science and Entrepreneurship. As our first-ever Communications Intern, she served as the perfect liaison between staff and interns (approx. 20). She became the walking encyclopedia for all things Conservancy and was able to effortlessly relay information to the public,...


By: Brooke Milligan, Director of Conservation Bald Head Island (BHI) supports numerous healthy functioning ecosystems ranging from our Bald Head Creek saltmarsh system to the globally imperiled maritime forest. These habitats in turn support a diverse and interconnected web of flora and fauna. Some of the BHI terrestrial mammals that you see more during the winter (besides deer) include the raccoon (Procyon lotor),...


This February, the BHI Conservancy will begin Citizen Science Days, a monthly series exploring collaborative science projects. Join us to learn how your island observations can be used by professional scientists to track changes in the natural world. While you are more than welcome to access citizen science projects without Conservancy help, the goal of our Citizen Science Days is to provide you with all of the equipment...