If you stopped by the Maritime Market you may have noticed a unique brand of wine on the shelves, a special release “Sea Turtle Reserve Wine” from Weibel Family Vineyards. The winery is offering these special addition wines to help benefit non-profits who have sea turtle protection programs, such as the Bald Head Island Conservancy. Three special labels were created providing a variety of wines for all...


Lively Leslie, is a Legacy Sea Turtle adopted by Sheila May, was first spotted nesting on BHI in 2014 (she laid 5 nests that year!). She last nested on BHI in 2017, laying 3 nests. She also nested once on Fort Fisher in 2017. Click here for her nesting history/map.


World Sea Turtle Day was created to celebrate who some believe was the “Father of Sea Turtle Biology,” Dr. Archie Carr, whose birthday was June 16th. Each year across the world, thousands gather on this day to celebrate the magnificent creatures who have been on in existence for millions of years. The Bald Head Island Conservancy will celebrate this occasion on Wednesday, June 19th. We are planning...