Join us this Saturday, September 15th for our Turtle Trot 5k! The weather is perfect for an island run! Sign up today to take advantage of our pre-registration price! Registration begins at 8:30am-9:15am. Race begins at 9:30am. Pre-registration $35/adult, $25 children 12 & under, closes at 12 pm Friday, September 14th. Race day registration is $40/person, $30/child. All registrations include a t-shirt. Water...


You may have noticed large numbers of annoying biting black flies around Bald Head Island. These native pests are a yearly occurrence in the coastal plain and piedmont region of North Carolina. There are several species of black flies that bite; on BHI this is the time of year when they are persistent having recently emerged. Most of the flies emerge in the summer and continue until late summer depending upon the temperature...


Labor day has come and gone, children are back in school, and sea turtle nests continue to hatch! Join us tomorrow, Thursday, September 6th, and Friday, September 7th, for two sea turtle nest excavations! 72 hours after a sea turtle nest hatches on its own, we remove the cage and take an inventory of the nest. If there are stragglers, or hatchlings that did not make it out at the time of the boil, we will release...