As we look back on 2019, the staff at the Bald Head Island Conservancy shares some of the biggest moments from the year. “I love hearing the sixth-grade students coming over on the ferry on from our Barrier Island Botanists program, their excitement as they see the island for the first time is so amazing.” Dr. Chris Shank, Executive Director “My favorite memories are of getting to experience...


The gift of donation is always a popular way to give back during the holiday season. The Bald Head Island Conservancy has many things you can grab, that help to support our mission. As our annual fund heats up in December, a charitable gift is always a wonderful way to support the Conservancy. This year, gifts of donation will be accompanied with giving cards, the perfect last-minute gift the will support our efforts....


Ten-year-old Bella Gray McCurry first visited Bald Head Island when she was just 4, a family turtle walk made her fall in love with sea turtles. Over the years her love of turtles continued to grow after swimming with them in the Caribbean. Bella Gray’s interest led her to study sea turtles; in the process she learned about what can harm them and our oceans. Bella Gray decided to take action; selling metal...