Assateague Pony origins are easily traceable
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Assateague Pony origins are easily traceable

The origin of the Assateague ponies has always been portrayed as an unsolvable mystery. What is always mentioned is a legend that they swam ashore from a shipwreck…

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4 ways to keep Pokemon Go from ruining your vacation
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4 ways to keep Pokemon Go from ruining your vacation

It is pretty rare that a fad has the tacit or even explicit endorsement of the older generation but even for those of us who don’t play at…

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Exploring Assateague Island from the beginning
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Exploring Assateague Island from the beginning

There certainly are ponies and nature trails and ghost crabs to catch, but one of the great parts of going to Assateague National Seashore is hitting the Barrier…

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A Trek through Chincoteague’s Taxa
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A Trek through Chincoteague’s Taxa

Taxa are the many different groups biologists use to classify living things. Some are large – like Animalia, the animal kingdom – and others are smaller – like…

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Assateague Coastal Trust Native Plant Festival
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Assateague Coastal Trust Native Plant Festival

Gardeners rejoice! For the 17th year the Assateague Coastal Trust will offer a selection of native flowering perennials, heirloom tomatoes, peppers and herbs at its annual Native Plant…

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Horses and More on Assateague (17 photos)
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Horses and More on Assateague (17 photos)

Assateague Island is just south of Ocean City, Maryland and is home to both a State park and the National Seashore Park. There is camping available for RVs…

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Why You Should Be Visiting Assateague Photos (12 photos)
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Why You Should Be Visiting Assateague Photos (12 photos)

Assateague Island is home to its famous wild ponies. Take a stroll along the beach and you might just run  into one. Here are a few photos from…

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No need to fear Sharks in Ocean City Maryland Waters
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No need to fear Sharks in Ocean City Maryland Waters

Written by Mike Durkin, OceanCity.com    Everyone loves a relaxing dip in the ocean on a hot summer day, with the Ocean City Beach being the perfect location. However,…

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More than 800 terrapin spotted during May count
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More than 800 terrapin spotted during May count

(June 5, 2015) The Maryland Coastal Bays Program participated in the fourth annual terrapin head count survey May 26-30, which encompassed all five bays including tidal creeks and…

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Ocean City, Berlin, other shore spots featured in series
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Ocean City, Berlin, other shore spots featured in series

(May 8, 2015) The Ocean City Boardwalk, Berlin and Assateague are just a few of the places that will be featured on a new series coming to PBS…

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