Notes from the Field: Oyster Bagging Last month, members of our staff finished celebrating North Carolina Oyster Week by bagging oysters. Recycled oyster shells are bagged to create artificial oyster reefs, which can be used to help restore Bald Head Creek. Restored oyster reefs will attract new oysters through time, which protect shorelines from erosion and improve water quality!


My name is Sean Brunson and I am the development, marketing, and retail intern at the Bald Head Island Conservancy. One of the main things I was looking forward to while living on the island for ten months was all the photo opportunities that this beautiful place has to offer. During college I developed a passion for wildlife photography and couldn’t wait to get out here and experience the coastal wildlife. Since...


Tasneem was born and raised in Austin, Texas. She recently graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in Marine Biology and a certificate in Environmental Sustainability. At UT Austin she worked in a microbiology lab where she studied the gut bacteria in wild Drosophila. Her junior year she was selected for a Semester by the Sea program in Port Aransas, Texas. In Port Aransas, she conducted an experiment...