The National Park Service says it is temporarily closing part of Assateague Island in Maryland to protect nesting piping plovers.
Two new foals have been spotted among the wild pony herd at Maryland’s Assateague Island National Seashore.
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Maryland officials say Assateague State Park is closing because of Hurricane Irene.
The annual pony auction and swim between Assateague Island in Maryland and Chincoteague Island in Virginia to support Virginia volunteer fire company.
They’re Assateague Island’s famous wild horses. Park officials said the very thing that makes the horses a national treasure and draws millions of visitors to this 48,000-acre seashore south of Ocean City each year is under threat: Their wildness.
Construction is under way on a new visitor contact station in the Maryland district of Assateague Island
Assateague Island National Seashore is waiving its entrance fee for National Park Week, allowing free access to the shore in both Maryland and Virginia.
National Park Service officials say a wild horse on Assateague Island was shot and killed by a deer hunter.