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Bald Head Island Conservancy

The Bald Head Island Conservancy is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1983. The Conservancy’s mission is barrier island conservation, preservation and education. It is located in a unique area within the Smith Island Complex which includes Bald Head, Middle and Bluff Islands, all of which are bounded by the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean.

The Conservancy sponsors and facilitates scientific research that benefits coastal communities and provides numerous recreational and educational activities to the public. In coordination with various organizations, partnerships and collaborations, the Conservancy has led the nation in conservation and research efforts and is uniquely poised to become a leader in Barrier Island Conservation world-wide.

Our Mission  
Fostering Community-Based Barrier Island

Conservation, Education, and Preservation.

Our Vision 
Bald Head Island and Coastal Communities Live in Harmony with Nature.


Become a BHI Conservancy Member today to

receive discounted prices on programs!

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