2016 Sea Turtle Season Update This season was a record-breaking sea turtle nesting season! Overall, there were 102 nests laid on Bald Head Island. This is the most nests BHI has seen in over 20 years. All nests this summer were Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) nests. The nesting season stretched over 111 days, with the first nest being laid May 11th, and the last August 30th. The hatching season began on July...


Meteor Showers & Super Moons The November night sky will be full of happenings like the Taurid Meteor Shower, Leonid Meteor Shower, and a SUPER moon. Join us for Cosmos & Cocoa every Saturday from 8:30 - 10:00 p.m. Taurid Meteor Shower—November 11- should see stuff when we offer it on the 12th! Late night and the following morning, the Taurid meteor shower will peak. The individual meteors appear...