Bonfires of the Eastern Shore
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Bonfires of the Eastern Shore

While Bonfires of the Eastern Shore  may sound like a sequel to Marguerite Henry’s Misty of Chincoteague  or Thomas Wolfe’s The Bonfire of the Vanities (spoiler alert: it…

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Pardon Me: The Eastern Wild Turkey’s Return to the Shore
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Pardon Me: The Eastern Wild Turkey’s Return to the Shore

Birds of Bounty Five species of turkeys can be found in the United States, but only the Eastern wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is found in Maryland. The Eastern…

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Pippi Returned to the Atlantic from Assateague
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Pippi Returned to the Atlantic from Assateague

Pippi Longstocking was rescued, spent nine months in rehab and was released on November 11, 2020.  She doubled her weight, underwent surgery to remove her ear canal, and…

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Alewife: An Oktoberfest Star
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Alewife: An Oktoberfest Star

October is a month of many occasions, Halloween, Oktoberfest, and the lesser known but equally important annual return of anadromous fish from our watershed to their ocean habitats.…

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Ocean City Council Votes to Prohibit All Electric Bikes on the Boardwalk
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Ocean City Council Votes to Prohibit All Electric Bikes on the Boardwalk

After a lengthy and spirited debate, the Ocean City Council voted 4-3 Tuesday to prohibit all electric bikes on the Boardwalk. E-bikes have been a hot topic for…

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New Normal: Working and Learning from Ocean City
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New Normal: Working and Learning from Ocean City

Working and learning are not the words one would typically associate with Ocean City, Maryland. However, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is changing everything. Despite the financial impacts at…

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Is that a Crab?! Crabs in Camouflage
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Is that a Crab?! Crabs in Camouflage

Did you know that many crustaceans use camouflage to hide from predators? When visiting the Coastal Bays be sure to pay attention to your surroundings, you might just…

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Ocean City Council Votes Against SunLITE, Turns Event Over to Business Community
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Ocean City Council Votes Against SunLITE, Turns Event Over to Business Community

The Town of Ocean City will not sponsor SunLITE, an alternative to Sunfest, this fall. However, local entities and businesses that are interested in holding a scaled-down festival…

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River Rally Celebrates 30 Years of the Lower Shore Land Trust
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River Rally Celebrates 30 Years of the Lower Shore Land Trust

The Lower Shore Land Trust is holding a virtual 30-mile River Rally on the water and trails to commemorate its 30th Anniversary. The event will run from September 4-27…

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Striped Burrfish: The Not so Common Creature
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Striped Burrfish: The Not so Common Creature

If you’re lucky enough, when visiting Ocean City, and Maryland’s Coastal Bays, you may spot a Striped Burrfish!! Is it a pufferfish? What is the difference? When looking…

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