92nd Annual Wild Pony Swim Between Assateague, Chincoteague Lasts 18 MinutesThe 92nd annual Chincoteague pony swim lasted about 18 minutes.
Surprise, Late-Year Foal Born On Assateague IslandA surprise foal was born to the Assateague Island herd this week, according to the national park's Facebook page.
Banner Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Assateague IslandOfficials say a banner plane had to make an emergency landing on Assateague Island because of a mechanical issue.
New Corral Ready for 2016 Chincoteague Pony PenningA new corral awaits the Chincoteague ponies for their annual swim from Assateague Island to Chincoteague Island.
Assateague Island Pony Forever Stamps To Be Issued This WeekThe Assateague Island National Seashore ponies will be featured on a special edition Forever stamp.
Assateague Island Ponies to Appear on Forever Stamps In celebration of the National Park Service's centennial this year, the Assateague Island National Seashore ponies will be featured on a Forever stamp.
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.