Like many children who visit Bald Head, Claire Elise Miley loved everything about this special island. She grew up spending holidays and summers with her parents, Allison and Robert, at their island home; first as just the three of them, then joined often by dear friends. They spent time walking the beach with her dog, Stella; riding the waves and enjoying activities at the Bald Head Island Conservancy. She loved the...


Oysters have a talent for cleansing the aquatic environment as seen in the timelapse below. When their environment is agreeable, they relax and open their shells for a process called filter feeding. Using their four layers of gills, oysters suck tiny algae, nutrients, and particulate matter out of ocean water. The algae and nutrients caught on their gills are moved to the mouth and stomach where digestion and incorporation...


“The Bald Head Island Conservancy is the heart of Bald Head, where we are guarding what is unique and meaningful to the island,” says Susan Baker. The island has been a place that Susan and her family have been visiting for many years. Susan says her family loves the island as they like to get out in nature, she adds that her family is committed to the preservation and conservation of Bald Head. Susan...