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Turtle Season Tips

Coming off a record-breaking turtle season last year, the Bald Head Island Conservancy is continuing its efforts to monitor and protect the loggerhead turtles who are returning to the island’s beaches this summer to lay eggs. Turtle walks for Conservancy members are still occurring, but with fewer nights, and smaller groups to better allow for […]

Making the Most of a Vacation Home

If you’re considering purchasing a vacation home on Bald Head Island, check out these tips for maximizing your island time. Set Your Sites First, choose which environment suits you best. If you are a beach bum, Bald Head Island has 14 miles of sandy strand to serve as your playground. More at home among the […]

In Times of Uncertainty, It’s Nice to Have a Haven

This issue of Haven arrives in the midst of a pandemic. It’s a challenging, confusing time for all of us, filled with immediate health concerns and apprehension about the long-term effects on the economy. Perhaps you could use a break. We invite you to settle into your favorite reading chair and find respite in the […]

Historic Happy Hour Series: All In The Spirit(s) of Fun

As far as happy hours go, these promise to be historic. Almost once a month, beginning in April, you can join the Old Baldy Foundation for refreshing spirits and special guest speakers, as you raise your glass to the intoxicating topic of the month. We’ll be sharing stories of the boathouse that stood sentinel over […]

Exercising on Bald Head Island: Think Outside the Gym

Want to get a good workout in while you’re on Bald Head Island? No sweat. Both the Bald Head Island Club and the Shoals Club have full fitness centers offering a range of cardio and weightlifting equipment, available to both full and temporary members. As nice as these facilities are, however, the most impressive exercise […]

BHI’s Monthly Howl at The Moon Party: An Ahhh-Inspiring Event

The sight of a full moon rising out the ocean just does something to us. You may gasp, or simply say ahhh. You might find yourself speechless at the peace and power of the moment. You’ll likely even pull out your phone and attempt to capture its splendor with your camera—an exercise in futility, to […]

Gather With Friends and Family for BHI Holiday Happenings 2019

Bald Head Island is known for being a peaceful getaway from all sorts of everyday stressors. But that doesn’t mean there is nothing to do here, no matter the time of the year. In that spirit, Bald Head Island businesses and organizations have planned a number of festive events to help you celebrate the holidays, […]

Nothing Slow About 2019 Sea Turtle Season on Bald Head Island

Stretching from May through September, Bald Head Island’s 2019 sea turtle season was more of a sprint than a crawl. According to Paul Hillbrand, Sea Turtle Program Coordinator for the Bald Head Island Conservancy, the record-breaking activity had the program’s staff, interns and volunteers on their toes all summer. During a typical year on the […]