As we look back on 2019, the staff at the Bald Head Island Conservancy shares some of the biggest moments from the year. “I love hearing the sixth-grade students coming over on the ferry on from our Barrier Island Botanists program, their excitement as they see the island for the first time is so amazing.” Dr. Chris Shank, Executive Director “My favorite memories are of getting to experience...


Giving the gift of donation is a wonderful way to support nonprofits such as the Bald Head Island Conservancy. Holiday shopping may seem a bit different this year, therefore we have a one stop shop of charitable gifts to purchase from the safety and comfort of your home. As the year comes to an end, the Conservancy relies on our annual fund for essential everyday operations. Your gift of donation includes a holiday...


Ten-year-old Bella Gray McCurry first visited Bald Head Island when she was just 4, a family turtle walk made her fall in love with sea turtles. Over the years her love of turtles continued to grow after swimming with them in the Caribbean. Bella Gray’s interest led her to study sea turtles; in the process she learned about what can harm them and our oceans. Bella Gray decided to take action; selling metal...