Creature Feature: Assateague vs. Chincoteague horses
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Creature Feature: Assateague vs. Chincoteague horses

A tail of two herds You’ve probably heard the terms “Assateague ponies” and “Chincoteague ponies” used interchangeably, so if you’ve ever gotten the two confused or just flat-out…

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Watching the solar eclipse in Ocean City
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Watching the solar eclipse in Ocean City

You’ve probably been hearing a lot of buzz about the solar eclipse that will be gracing the skies over Ocean City this coming Monday. It’ll definitely be a…

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Day-tripping on Chincoteague
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Day-tripping on Chincoteague

Chincoteague is a bit of a drive for a day trip–about an hour from Ocean City–but if you’re able to set aside the time, Chincoteague is an incredible…

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Onancock announces the 2016 Annual Ker Art Festival
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Onancock announces the 2016 Annual Ker Art Festival

The Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society presents the Annual Ker Art Festival Friday and Saturday, September 9 and 10 on the lawn at beautiful historic Ker Place…

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Is Hang Gliding the perfect day trip? Probably.
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Is Hang Gliding the perfect day trip? Probably.

I made the trip to Virginia Hang Gliding in just under an hour. I was visiting the airfield as part of my whirlwind tour of the Eastern Shore of…

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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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Five Real-Life Pokémon you can find on the Eastern Shore
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Five Real-Life Pokémon you can find on the Eastern Shore

Pokémon GO has captivated a large audience, and not even Chincoteague Bay Field Station is immune. In case you’ve been living under a rock (or a Geodude), Pokémon…

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Chincoteague Bay Field Station wins $91,000 EPA grant
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Chincoteague Bay Field Station wins $91,000 EPA grant

Chincoteague Bay Field Station (CBFS) is pleased to announce that it has received a $91,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Local Environmental Education initiative.  These funds will…

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This Farm to Table Dinner Will Make Your Mouth Water
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This Farm to Table Dinner Will Make Your Mouth Water

  From onions to oysters, and from clams to coffee, Eastern Shore farmers, growers, and roasters provide a variety of delicious goods to please the palette. On August…

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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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