On your mark, get set, go! Get your running shoes ready and start warming up, our 2020 Turtle Trots are right around the corner! We’ll kick off our Turtle Trot season with the first race of the year on April, 11th. All of the races begin at 9:30 am and participants can either register online ahead of time or in-person at our campus on the morning of the race. Your registration includes a Turtle Trot t-shirt...


Notes from the Field - Conservancy Lecture Series Last month, we teamed up with the Bald Head Island Club and hosted a lecture featuring Paul Hillbrand, our Sea Turtle Program Coordinator and Coastal Scientist. Paul spoke about his research on hawksbill sea turtle reproduction in the US Virgin Islands. Even on an unusually cold and rainy night, we had a great turnout. Everyone present enjoyed the lecture, company,...


Sea turtles are the Conservancy’s primary focus, however our work with Bald Head’s wildlife is by no means limited to just our shelled friends. We conduct research and studies with the deer, bird, and oyster populations to name a few. Fall intern Ashley Rose used her time on Bald Head to break ground on a new project. For the first time, research will be conducted on the bats of Bald Head Island. For Ashley’s...