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  1. Photo tour: The best beaches in MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | USA Today

    ... a bucket of Thrasher's fries). Part state park and part national seashore, the 37-mile Assateague Island National Seashore was established in 1962. Assateague (meaning "a marshy place across") is not only visited by more than 2 million people a year ...

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  2. Ita s time for new vision for shoreline management of Hunting IslandRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2015 | The Island Packet

    ... facilities to those that are movable and flexible as has been done successfully at Assateague Island National Seashore by the National Park Service. The recent decision to move to more off-site parking is an important step in the right direction. ...

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  3. Find the Season's Best ColorRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2008 | Southern Living

    ... and St. Michaels--but they're not the only ones around. In fields of tawny grasses at Assateague Island National Seashore on Virginia's Eastern Shore, I love to breathe the salt air and watch wild horses toss their heads and race the wind. --Les ...

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  4. 8 things to do for free this month in D.C., Maryland and VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... Shenandoah National Park (shown) and Prince William Forest Park and Maryland's Assateague Island National Seashore and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park waive entrance fees on the weekends of April 15 and April 22. If you've been meaning to go ...

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  5. Assateague Seeks Public's Input On Campground Relocation EffortRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | The Dispatch

    Officials with Assateague Island National Seashore are seeking the public's input on a strategy to relocate oceanfront campsites on the island as they are lost or damaged. In an open house last Thursday, park employees and officials presented community members with displays and timelines that showed the impact of recent storms and outlined options to move sites within the Oceanside Campground to other locations on the island.

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  6. Fee hike proposed for Chincoteague refuge visitors Read Story Kamlesh Desai, Delmarva NowRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... same Facebook group.. I will happily pay it!" The Chincoteague refuge in Virginia and Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland share management responsibilities of recreational lands in Virginia. Therefore, they have a reciprocal agreement, ...

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  7. Caretakers seek to counter sea swamping AssateagueRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2017 | Washington Times

    ... renovation project will be presented at a public hearing Thursday, March 30 at the Assateague Island National Seashore Environmental Education Center. "This project seeks to enhance Assateague State Park's sustainability as a coastal barrier ...

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  8. Author, birder advocates for "expanding the range"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | The Day

    ... employed low-income minority students whose parents work on chicken farms in Maryland at Assateague Island National Seashore, a place none of the youths had previously visited. The students worked on projects banding pelicans, terns and other shore ...

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  9. Space Image of the Day GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Space.com

    ... 9, 2016: Astrophotographer Jeff Berkes captured this photo of a Taurid meteor over Assateague Island National Seashore along the eastern shore of Maryland around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5th. The Taurid meteor shower will be visible through late ...

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  10. Changes Proposed For Oceanside Campground At Assateague Island National SeashoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | National Parks Traveler

    Due to increasingly frequent storms that are damaging the Oceanside Campground, Assateague Island National Seashore officials are proposing to relocate the campground/NPS photo following Hurricane Sandy in 2012 The National Park Service is preparing an Environmental Assessment in support of a new flexible design strategy for relocating campsites at its Oceanside Campground at Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland and Virginia that are lost or repeatedly damaged by coastal storm events. Several new locations within the developed area on Assateague Island will be considered.

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  11. Assateague Campsite Relocation Study UnderwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | The Dispatch

    ... of the proposed project. A public open house will be held on Thursday, March 30 at the Assateague Island National Seashore Environmental Education Center from 4-7 p.m. to gather public comments and answer stakeholder questions. Additionally, online ...

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  12. Wildlife officials say to keep distance from sealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | WMDT

    With recent seal sightings along the Atlantic coast of Delmarva, Assateague Island National Seashore is offering tips about how to safely view these marine mammals. According to guidelines the park shared from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's fisheries unit, seals are federally protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act.

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  13. Weekend Warmup: 13 Ways to Enjoy the Spring-Like DC WeatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | NBC Washington

    ... a leisurely stroll at nearby favorites such as Harpers Ferry, Shenandoah or maybe even Assateague Island National Seashore. Union Market: This favorite D.C. hotspot is the perfect place to grab lunch with a friend this weekend. Bonus: Union Market ...

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  14. National parks free for Martin Luther King Jr. DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | WMDT

    ... be free Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. ABC affiliate WVEC-TV reports Assateague Island National Seashore, Colonial National Historical Park, George Washington Memorial Parkway's Great Falls Park, Prince William Forest Park and ...

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  15. Chincoteague pony put down after fight withaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The York Daily Record

    Chincoteague pony put down after fight with infection Tidewater Princess, a Chincoteague pony from the Assateague Island National Seashore, was put down Wednesday, Jan. 11. Check out this story on ydr.com: Tidewater Princess, a Chincoteague pony that was living on the Chincoteague Wildlife Refuge, was put down Wednesday, Jan. 11 due to the progression of an infection. The female pony owned by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company was approximately four years old, according to Denise Bowden, the company's public information director.

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  16. Photo Credit: Virginia.govRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Virginia's five national parks that usually charge an entrance fee will be free Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Assateague Island National Seashore, Colonial National Historical Park, George Washington Memorial Parkway's Great Falls Park, Prince William Forest Park and Shenandoah National Park will be free to the public on Monday.

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  17. Virginia national parks free for Martin Luther King Jr. DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    Virginia's five national parks that usually charge an entrance fee will be free Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. WVEC-TV reports Assateague Island National Seashore, Colonial National Historical Park, George Washington Memorial Parkway's Great Falls Park, Prince William Forest Park and Shenandoah National Park will be free to the public on Monday.

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  18. Campground Popularity Fueled by CamaraderieRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | RV Business

    ... campground offers 394 sites off Route 611, while Assateague State Park has 312 sites and Assateague Island National Seashore offers 141.

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  19. Maryland Coast Dispatch Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | The Dispatch

    ... campground offers 394 sites off Route 611, while Assateague State Park has 312 sites and Assateague Island National Seashore offers 141. And yet Hugh Cropper, attorney for both the owners of the Bay Club and the former Pine Shore Golf course on ...

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  20. Best Staff photos of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | The York Daily Record

    ... cheese. The National Aquarium released two rehabilitated juvenile green sea turtles at Assateague Island National Seashore along with 10 rehabbed Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles from the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium and National Marine Life Center animal ...

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