On January 3rd, BHI Conservancy staff and volunteers participated in the annual National Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count. During this day-long bird census, staff and volunteers traveled all of Bald Head and Middle Islands, counting every bird they saw or heard. In total, 65 species of birds were identified, representing 854 individual birds. This important information is used to assess the health of bird populations...


Emily is from Cream Ridge, New Jersey. She recently graduated from Stockton University with a B.S. in environmental science, a concentration in wildlife management, and a minor in biology. Her passion for wildlife and conservation grew with the experience of educating guests about animals from around the world at Six Flags Great Adventure’s Safari Off-Road Adventure and furthered during an internship collecting...