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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.

08/12/2014

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National Park Service Reduces Assateague Horse Herd To 100

Technically 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.

07/29/2014

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Visit The Shore And You’ll Find Splendid Isolation

Serenity. 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.

11/18/2013

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Assateague May Move Parking Lots After Superstorm

Assateague Island National Seashore says two parking lots should be moved inland to prepare for the next big storm on Maryland’s coast.

09/08/2013

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Assateague Ponies Swim Beneath Sudden Downpour

The famed ponies of Chincoteague and Assateague made their annual swim Wednesday, but they had to brave some bad weather.

07/24/2013

Assateague Island Coast Guard rescue

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.

03/08/2013

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Rescued Boater Describes Near-Death Experience Off Assateague Island

The search for two missing boaters near Assateague Island has been called off. However, the Coast Guard did manage to find a third crew member.

03/07/2013

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1 Rescued, 2 Missing From Fishing Ship Off Eastern Shore

The 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.

03/06/2013

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Endangered Sea Turtles Found Off Assateague Island; Being Cared For In Fells Point

A 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.

11/09/2012

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Assateague Island To Be Closed Before Hurricane

Officials are closing Assateague Island National Seashore and Assateague State Park before Hurricane Sandy hits.

10/26/2012

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Offshore Wind Power Line On Assateague Opposed

A group of environmentalists and residents say they oppose bringing a power line carrying electricity from proposed offshore wind turbines on shore at Assateague Island.

09/02/2012

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Guide To A Family Trip On The Eastern Shore

As the season cools off and kids get back in the school groove, it’s the perfect time to take a family road trip along the outer cape of portion of Maryland. Make the long trek to the beach much more tolerable by stopping at some of these sites to truly spend quality time with your loved ones.

08/24/2012

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