Creature Feature – Greenery Edition: Mistletoe – What You Didn’t Know
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Creature Feature – Greenery Edition: Mistletoe – What You Didn’t Know

What Do You Know About Mistletoe? Mistletoe can been found as part of the decor that decorates Ocean City’s buildings, archways, and street lights, but did you know…

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Seal Steward Volunteers Needed : Training November 11
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Seal Steward Volunteers Needed : Training November 11

Maryland Coastal Bays Program in Partnership with National Aquarium MCBP will be hosting a volunteer training for seal stewards. Date:Monday, November 11, 2019 Time5:30pm Location:West Ocean City Fire…

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Creature Feature: Double-crested Cormorant, Phalacrocorax auratus
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Creature Feature: Double-crested Cormorant, Phalacrocorax auratus

An Ocean City Regular Those in Ocean City and along the water throughout the Lower Shore will be familiar with the double-crested cormorant. It is a black diving…

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Where do Assateague ponies get their names?
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Where do Assateague ponies get their names?

Gokey Gogo Bones, Bodacious Bob, Sarah’s Sweet Tea, Johnny’s Star… The Assateague Horse ID app will tell you a lot about the island ponies, including their names, but…

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Creature Feature: The Secret Life of the Atlantic Ghost Crab
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Creature Feature: The Secret Life of the Atlantic Ghost Crab

In honor of the time of year, this month’s Creature Feature focuses on a tiny, seemingly harmless crustacean that was once described as an “occult, secretive alien from…

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Creature Feature: Exploring Assateague’s Marine Life
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Creature Feature: Exploring Assateague’s Marine Life

Driving onto Assateague from the Maryland side on Route 611, the Assateague Island Visitor Center appears to the right of the road before you cross the Verrazzano Bridge.…

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Maryland Bird-Watching After a Storm
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Maryland Bird-Watching After a Storm

Birders, keep your eyes wide open after Hurricane Florence hits: After a major storm, you’re more likely to see rare migrant birds where they wouldn’t normally be spotted. …

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Creature Feature: Ocean City’s Sea Lice Outbreak
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Creature Feature: Ocean City’s Sea Lice Outbreak

Itchy rashes, a “prickling” feeling in the ocean, discomfort under the bathing suit: Maryland’s Eastern Shore is currently in the throes of a sea lice outbreak, and if…

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Creature Feature: Ocean City, White Marlin Capital of the World
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Creature Feature: Ocean City, White Marlin Capital of the World

Get your rods, reels and tackles ready — The White Marlin Open returns for its 45th year August 6 – 10, with purse money expected to exceed $5…

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Creature Feature: Red fox sightings abound
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Creature Feature: Red fox sightings abound

It seems like red foxes have been everywhere this winter. I saw a few for myself in Assateague this January, where they were out playing and leaping around…

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