How to See Sea Turtles Sea Turtles begin to lay their nests on Bald Head Island in mid-May up until mid-August. After a 45-70 day incubation period, the nests begin to hatch mid-July to early-October. The Bald Head Island Conservancy offers Members-Only Turtle Walks Monday - Friday from 9:00 pm - 12:00 am, giving you and your family the opportunity to see sea turtles on the beach at night. Turtle Walks are a great...


The American Alligator by Corinne Johnston It can be a big surprise for summer visitors on Bald Head Island to find a large alligator sunning itself on a BHI Club putting green or a lagoon shoreline. Sometimes alligators can be seen in the marsh using brackish water to clean their skin, or even walking down the beach. The American alligator ( Alligator mississippiensis) is native to the southeastern United...


Help us Win the Sea Turtle Sustainability Grant! The Bald Head Island Conservancy has an opportunity to win $5,000 to support our mission, from the Turtle Island Restoration Network and SEE Turtles and we need your help. The grant will be awarded to the organization that receives the most votes! To vote, please visit www.seaturtles.org/vote, fill in your information, select Bald Head Island Conservancy (the...