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BALD HEAD ISLAND, NC (WECT) - The Bald Head Island Conservancy will hold a grand opening in April for its Barrier Island Study Center (BISC). It's the first community-based barrier island research and education facility in the country.
The BISC is 5,000 square feet and located on the Conservancy campus on Bald Head Island. It includes both a wet and dry lab for research, touch tank, media center, and public library.
The facility will allow the Conservancy to offer more educational opportunities, such as children's camps, hands-on activities, film screenings and distance learning.
The BISC cost $2.4 million and was paid for by the community.
The grand opening will be held Monday, April 9 at 3:00pm and is open to the public.
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