Ocean City Birding Descriptions
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Ocean City Birding Descriptions

Heading down to Ocean City, Md for Delmarva Birding Weekend or a trip to Assateague National Seashore and the surrounding areas for a peek at our magnificent migratory…

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The Rackliffe House: Where history and nature meet
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The Rackliffe House: Where history and nature meet

Even if you don’t know precisely what you’re looking for, it is easy enough to find the Rackliffe House as part of a larger exploration of the Assateague…

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Dog friendly Winter Activities
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Dog friendly Winter Activities

Last Wednesday, The conversation in my house went like this: T: “What do you think? Should we go down to the beach this weekend?” A: “Well, there’s not…

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An off-season afternoon on Assateague Island
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An off-season afternoon on Assateague Island

Treating myself out to a day of photo adventuring for an off-season afternoon on Assateague. First off, because it is so nice to get out to the ocean, even…

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Getting a new perspective on Assateague
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Getting a new perspective on Assateague

I headed bayside first, because it isn’t something I often do and since I was looking for new perspectives on Assateague, I figured it was the place to…

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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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