Ospreys are a resident bird of BHI as they are seen year-round. They are a unique raptor species as their primary diet is live fish and their ability to dive into the water to catch them. While out birding, look at the unique M-shape of an Osprey’s brown and white wings while they are soaring or diving. These birds also have brown and white markings on their heads, which is very different from other raptor species...


Join us for our Summer 2021 BHIC Intern Project Symposium to learn about the independent projects our interns have been working on this season. Each intern will give a 15 minute presentation in the Fleming Education Building and there will be an opportunity for Q&A. Our team is continuously inspired by the creativity and hard work of our Conservancy interns: come learn and celebrate with us! We are also planning...


Diamondback terrapins are a brackish water turtle species of special concern that live in marshes and tidal creeks. Terrapins often get caught in crabpots as by-catch and drown because they aren't able to get out. Terrapin Excluder Devices (TEDs, also known as Bycatch Reduction Devices) can be installed in crabpots to prevent terrapins from getting in. TEDs are required in all crabpots in Diamondback Terrapin Management...