As we all long for warmer weather and days at the beach, the Bald Head Island Conservancy continues our work to preserve this beautiful barrier island; work that cannot be done without the help of our wonderful supporters. One of the most popular ways to support the Conservancy is to become a member. “Becoming a member is a wonderful way to join the BHI Conservancy Family and to be more involved in all of our...


Sharkbite is our first featured sea turtle mom of the month. We first spotted her nesting on BHI in 2003. She got her unique name from the scars on the bottom left side of her carapace which seem to be from a potential shark bite. You can view her full nesting history and a map of where she has laid her nests here. Want to learn more about how you can see sea turtles? We've got all of your information right...


Bob and Kathy Ketels first visited Bald Head Island back in 1998. Like many people, each time they visited, their love for the island grew. “I think we both fell in love with the island very quickly,” said Bob. “I loved that the island had such different environments. The coastal, marsh and creeks as well as the great maritime forest.” Like many visitors to the island, the moment the Ketels...