The Island Men were formed to help provide the community with a Men’s Group whose members are dedicated to helping support small local charities and numerous children’s educational, civic and athletic activities and programs within our community. The organization now numbers over 190 members who are committed to help improve the quality of life in the community. By hosting a … [Read more...] about Who Are The Island Men Of Pleasure Island?
Enjoy an entertaining and educational presentation at the Museum of Coastal Carolina. The Sandbar Lecture Series brings local experts to speak about topics ranging from our coastal environment to Outer Banks history. Sandbar lectures are free with Museum admission. Tuesday, May 30 at 6:00 pm, join John Henry Harrelson from the NC Wildlife Resources Commission for a … [Read more...] about Sandbar Lecture: Coexisting with Alligators
Battery Island, located in the mouth of the Cape Fear River just off of nearby Southport, NC in the Cape Fear River, is home to the largest White Ibis nesting population in southeastern North Carolina. With its long, down-curved bill and bright white plumage, the White Ibis is easily identifiable. White Ibis may be seen foraging on lawns or neighborhood ponds, especially in … [Read more...] about White Ibis Island Sanctuary
Take a walk through a piece of history at the Bodie Island Lighthouse. The Bodie Island Lighthouse is open to climbing Wednesday- Saturday From April 26th though early Fall. First climb begins at 9am, and final climb is 5:40pm. Climbing tickets can only be purchased on the day of the intended climb. Tickets go on sale daily at 7 a.m. What to Expect Lighthouse … [Read more...] about Climb Bodie Island Lighthouse
One of our favorite beach activities is collecting seashells! They’re a great reminder of time spent at the beach! You can find shells here year-round, but the best times are after a storm, early morning, or late evening; particularly, an hour before and an hour after low tide. Here’s our Island Life North Carolina shell guide for some of the most common shells you’ll find on … [Read more...] about North Carolina Beaches Shell Guide
In 2005 Mary Ellen Rogers moved to Oak Island, North Carolina and realized that there was no facility caring for the local coastal birds that got hooked, netted, or otherwise injured or orphaned. Since she had been previously volunteering for years at the Center for Birds of Prey in South Carolina, she thought she could address this need. To gain additional … [Read more...] about Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter
A Nautical Chart, In Any Form Is A Perfect Accent For Your Coastal Home. This beautiful Nautical Chart shows the details of the North and South Carolina Coasts, and offshore waters, from Cape Hatteras to Charleston with accurate depths. It is reproduced from actual NOAA charts as Museum Quality Giclée Prints. These Giclée Prints use archival inks and will not … [Read more...] about Nautical Chart of NC Coast & Waters