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Life on BHI

Life on BHI

As a barrier island surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and Cape Fear River, Bald Head Island offers a unique way of living. Whether you live on BHI part-time or full-time, or just come to visit, here are a list of resources to help you navigate daily living.

BHI Basics covers essential information about Bald Head Island, NC.

June 2023 Bald Head Island Bulletin

Learn about the importance of dunes on a barrier island — click HERE.
Courtesy of Spencer Rogers, NC Sea Grant, UNC-Wilmington Center for Marine Science.

Rip Current survival guide 3-minute video by NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration).

Track alligators, dolphins, turtles, sharks and whales at Ocearch.

For a bit of history, check out this 1916 video showing Bald Head Island (then called Palmetto Island) and the surrounding area — click HERE.


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