Come and view the first island exhibition of Marjorie Brown Pierson’s fine art photography of Bald Head Island. Marjorie’s work is displayed in the Barrier Island Study Center and All About Art Studio, and will be available until October 1, 2012. A portion of each piece sold will benefit the BHI Conservancy. Contact the BHI Conservancy, (910) 338-0902 or All About Art, (910) 368-5336. The Barrier Island Study Center is...


The summer is winding down, and school shopping may be on your mind, but if you’re lucky enough to have one more week on the island, please join us for one of our exciting education programs! Tomorrow, we will explore the breathtaking salt marsh in kayaks from 9:30am-11:30am. On today’s kayak trip, we saw great egrets, green herons, clapper rails, jumping striped mullet, great blue herons, salt marsh periwinkle snails,...


We’re well into hatching season- 34 of our 69 sea turtle nests have hatched already! 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 them following the excavation. Excavations are free and open to the public, but will begin promptly. The public will not be...