Happy New Year from the Executive Director G. Chris Shank, PhD As the calendar turns to 2019, it is helpful to take a few moments and consider what the Bald Head Island Conservancy learned about our island in 2018. First, we learned that Mother Nature is not always gentle. But, we also learned that this beautiful place can handle an incredibly strong punch in the gut. Hurricane Florence downed thousands of...


Next time you are on campus you will see some new faces around! Hannah Newcombe (left) is our new Assistant Retail Manager at Turtle Central and Melissa Blackmon (right) is our new Director of Development. Hannah was born and raised in Gastonia, North Carolina. She recently graduated with a degree in Fashion Merchandising and Marketing with a minor in Journalism from NCSU. Working at the BHI Conservancy is a...


Happy New Year. The Bald Head Island Conservancy would like to thank everyone who supported our fundraising efforts in 2018, including the generous giving during our Annual Fund Campaign. We know many of you are still in the midst of major clean up and renovations due to Hurricane Florence and despite this, you still chose to support the Conservancy. For that we are especially grateful! The BHI Conservancy is...