"Shellebrate" North Carolina Oyster Week in October with Bald Head Island Conservancy! This year, North Carolina Oyster Week is October 11-15, 2021. The Conservancy is working with other members of the NC Oyster Trail to bring attention to this ecologically, culturally, and economically important native bivalve during the month of October, when wild oyster harvest season opens. Please watch our social...


Kaitlin O’Toole and Molly Manning were Bald Head Island Conservancy Interns in 2010, Kaitlin worked in Conservation and Education, while Molly worked on the Sea Turtle Team. Eleven years later, they returned to our campus, this time as supporters and they took a trip down memory lane. “We were here the year of the leatherback,” said Kaitlin. “The only time one has been on Bald Head Island.”...


Brian Young’s Landscaping began in May 2015. Brain had been doing side jobs on Bald Head Island for a couple years while attending Cape Fear Community College to become a Hydrograpic Surveyor and working as a tram driver. As Brain recounts, “I owe a great deal of gratitude to longtime volunteers and members of the Conservancy, Norm and Sue Coryell. They were in the process of moving off island and Mr....