Learn about the independent projects our interns have been working on this year by joining us for the remote 2020-21 BHIC Intern Project Symposium. Each year we are inspired by the creativity and hard work of our Conservancy interns: come learn and celebrate with us! Interns will give 15-minute presentations via Zoom and there will be an opportunity for Q&A. Pre-registration is required. When: June 11,...


Painted Buntings are a striking and colorful bird with blue, red, and green plumage. On Bald Head Island, their breeding season is during late spring through summer. The male and females will both look for a suitable area to nest, usually an area with dense foliage. The female Bunting will build a well-constructed nest in about 2 days! She will weave a nest using small twigs, leaves, weed stems, grasses, etc. She will...


If you were on the Conservancy campus on Sunday, April 25, 2021, you may have noticed that it was a hive of activity, as BHI Conservancy hosted 35 scouts and adult leaders from BSA Troop 200 from Wilmington, NC. The scouts were working on conservation service hours, which are a requirement for their Life Rank. The troop spent the day working with Chief Scientist Dr. Beth Darrow and Environmental Science interns Phoenix...