BHI Water Quality Assessment Dr. Beth Darrow, Senior Scientist UPDATE: As of 10/11/2018, the swimming advisory for BHI has been lifted. Upon returning to the island this week, we conducted an immediate visual and water quality assessment on the creek sites that we normally monitor weekly, and additional beach sites around the island. The tide was flooding (coming in) at the time of sampling on October 2, which...


BHI Sea Turtle Update Emily Goetz, Coastal Scientist When we left the island before Hurricane Florence hit (9/11), 8 of our 52 sea turtle nests remained unhatched and protected from predators by cages on the beach. Coming back three weeks later, we were very unsure of what the beaches would look like or if we would even be able to find our cages. Luckily, we were able to locate and excavate the majority of our nests....


Hurricane Florence Update Chris Shank, Executive Director Here is a brief story about our September 27 island adventure to assess potential damages to the Conservancy: Pam Smith, Sharon Eisele, Mike Thomasen Jr. and myself ventured to the Bald Head Island on Thursday, September 27 to visit the Conservancy’s campus for the first time after the hurricane. BHI Limited was running only one ferry at 800 and...