Every year the Conservancy invites almost 20 Boy Scouts to Bald Head Island for a weekend. While they are here they have the opportunity to try and earn their Water & Soil Conservation Merit Badge and their Astronomy Merit Badge. With the help of the Conservancy’s staff and resources, the Boy Scouts have a fun and informative weekend. They utilize the bright Bald Head night sky with our telescopes and got...


The Bald Head Island Conservancy’s interns are instrumental to our day to day operations, from late August through June, we have 5 interns living on campus. Throughout their stay each intern specializes in a specific project. Our Conservation and Education Intern, Brianna Fragata, is a graduate from Hood College in Frederick, Maryland with a major in Environmental Science and Policy with a concentration...


We see a variety of great bird species here on Bald Head Island! BHI is a very popular spot for birds due to the variety of habitats, food availability, and how undisturbed the birds are. However, recently we have received quite a few emergency wildlife call about shorebirds and seabirds. Callers have told us that the birds are lethargic and do not attempt to fly away when they are approached, which is very unusual!...