Assateague Island

Wild Assateague Island Horse Kicks LifeguardA video posted Wednesday to Facebook, shows a lifeguard trying to get a horse to move along from one family's beach set up, but the horse isn't having it.
What Might Have Brought Hammerhead Shark To Md.'s Seashore?A 300-pound hammerhead shark that's been visiting Ocean City appears to be in no hurry to leave.
Great White Shark Pings Off Maryland, Virginia CoastsJust weeks before the start of beach season, the Eastern Shore is on shark watch. A great white shark scientists have been tracking for years appears to be right off the coast of Maryland.
Md.'s Smaller Coastal Bays Now Focus Of Pollution Reduction Next to the Chesapeake, Maryland’s smaller coastal bays haven’t received as much attention when it comes to pollution. Now that’s over.
National Park Service Reduces Assateague Horse Herd To 100Technically speaking, horses are as foreign to the sands of Assateague Island as phragmites, the reedy marsh plant that covers hundreds of the barrier island's acres.
Visit The Shore And You'll Find Splendid IsolationSerenity. Solitude. Tranquility. While they're not words typically used to describe the barrier island that attracts 2 million people each summer, that's what greets visitors to Assateague Island National Seashore in autumn.
Assateague May Move Parking Lots After SuperstormAssateague Island National Seashore says two parking lots should be moved inland to prepare for the next big storm on Maryland's coast.
Assateague Ponies Swim Beneath Sudden DownpourThe famed ponies of Chincoteague and Assateague made their annual swim Wednesday, but they had to brave some bad weather.
Coast Guard Rescues 4 Sailors Between Md. & N.C. During Winter Storm That storm which brought us rain, snow and slush was swept out to sea, where the Coast Guard performed three rescues on three different ships. All were off shore east of the bay.
Rescued Boater Describes Near-Death Experience Off Assateague IslandThe search for two missing boaters near Assateague Island has been called off. However, the Coast Guard did manage to find a third crew member.
1 Rescued, 2 Missing From Fishing Ship Off Eastern ShoreThe U.S. Coast Guard says one man was rescued and two men are still missing after a fishing vessel became disabled 15 miles east of Assateague Island.
Endangered Sea Turtles Found Off Assateague Island; Being Cared For In Fells PointA rare discovery on Assateague Island has a team of scientists working to save dozens of animals. A nest of sea turtles now has a temporary home in Fells Point.
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