Notes from the Field Brooke Milligan, Director of Conservation In October, the Bald Head Island Conservancy and the Village of Bald Head Island initiated a new study examining siltation in Bald Head Creek. The study will include analyses of chemical and physical characteristics of creek sediments from the mouth to headwaters, with a focus on shoaling locales. The BHI Conservancy will be collaborating with NC State...


Research Continues after Two Hurricanes Ashley Meade, 2016 BHI Conservancy Sea Turtle Intern, is currently stationed in St. Croix conducting sea turtle research through the Archie Carr Center for Sea Turtle Research (ACCSTR). She stayed on-island during this fall's hurricanes and continues to do research in the aftermath of these disasterous storms. Read the news release from ACCSTR below. Alexandra Gulick,...


Earlier this year, the BHI Conservancy was contacted by Kyle Hankins, an Eagle Scout with Troop 399 out of Raleigh, NC to see how they could help the sea turtles on the NC coast. "Kyle was looking for a unique Eagle project," shared Megan Arias, the Conservancy's Sea Turtle Program Coordinator. "With a recent suggestion from researchers to use more plastic in our turtle nest cages, Kyle agreed...