Tri-colored Herons on BHI forage for small fish in the marshes. They are skilled at stalking, chasing, and standing-and-waiting to capture their prey. Their foraging style is generally more jittery and active than some other herons as they may make attempts in chasing after fish with flapping wings! Tri-colored Herons look similar to Little Blue Herons and Great Blue Herons. A good way to distinguish between these...


The Badwater Cape Fear ultramarathon has been held annually by AdventureCORPS since 2014, with the exception of 2020 due to COVID-19. Over the six years, the race has brought 833 runners and their families and friends, along with race staff and volunteers, to Bald Head Island. Participants have traveled to the island from 38 American states and 9 foreign countries, while 16 nationalities have been represented by the...


Written by Pam Smith, Director of Retail Operations at Turtle Central In May of this past year, we were surprised and excited to hear that we had been nominated as a Best Specialty Store finalist for the Retailer Excellence Awards with Gifts and Decorative Accessories of BridgeTower Media, a well-known fixture in the gift shop retailer community. The application and essay theme this year was about thriving during...