Monday, April 9th we had the Grand Opening of the Barrier Island Study Center. It was a perfect day for such a tremendous occasion. Please enjoy the press release links are below: Star News: http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20120409/ARTICLES/120409703/1004/ARTICLES?Title=-2-5-million-facility-will-focus-on-barrier-island-research WWAY News Channel 3: http://www.wwaytv3.com/2012/04/09/barrier-island-study-center-opens-bald-head-island News...


Thank you to all who applied for our 2012 sea turtle, wildlife, education, and kayak internships! We received an enormous amount of applications- 200! From that, we will select 15 outstanding individuals! Our top applicants will be notified by phone over the next two weeks. If you are not selected, please do not feel discouraged-the competition was top notch! If you are able, we encourage you to apply again next year! ...


Click on the facebook icon above the “Education and Wildlife” tab to see a picture of a Red-throated Loon that was found yesterday on East Beach. The loon was wrapped tightly in a cast net. Patrick Amico, our Conservation Biologist, Dr. Tom Hancock, our Director of Conservation, and I were able to carefully cut the loon loose. Lethargic and unable to hunt on its own, it was taken to the Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter on...