When you walk into the Conservancy, what’s the first thing you notice? For some, it may be the tanks full of sea animals that we have. For others, it may be the smiling staff member sitting at the info desk. For many, it’s the wall of copper turtles that line the staircase. These copper turtles are associated with our Adopt-a-Legacy program and are often accompanied by the name of a loved one whose family...


Did you know that we have yellow-bellied sliders at the Conservancy? This month we wanted to take some time and highlight them by sharing a few fun facts with you: Yellow-bellied sliders are named for the bright yellow stripes on their appendages, their bright yellow plastron, and their tendency to slide off of logs and rocks when they are disturbed Yellow-bellied sliders are mainly carnivorous when young, but become...


On Bald Head Island, we experience the unique ecosystem and wildlife the island has to offer on a daily basis. Whether out on the beach, exploring the salt marsh, or in the maritime forest, the beauty of BHI reminds us to appreciate nature. As we get closer to spring, we’re inviting you to join us as we showcase this appreciation by celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! Here at the Conservancy, we’ll...