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Beach Bums of the Four-Legged Variety

One gorgeous winter day in Florida I was walking along the beach, camera in hand, enjoying the sights, smells and sounds of the ocean. A small group of humans and ponies drew near and so began a serendipitous learning adventure. 144 more words

The Wild Ponies of Assateague

Assateague Island National Park kayak trips always feature plenty of wildlife. With the the wild ponies as the highlight.

Ferry Landing Road is the best kayak put-in site. 443 more words

All Things Kayaking

Stallion Struck On Assateague Island

ASSATEAGUE ISLAND, Md. (AP) — A wild stallion has been struck and killed by a car on the Maryland side of Assateague Island.

The National Park Service said in a statement Friday that the horse was hit on a causeway near a bridge. 98 more words


Just the Facts

I just returned from leading a bus tour through Assateague Island, a barrier island near where I live. It’s far from the first time I’ve given a natural history talk, but I hadn’t done it in awhile, and never before on a tour bus. 295 more words

Climate Politics

Assateague Island

C.A.B. did you see that horse? There is another one over there!  The Adventures of C.AB. visit Assateague Island. I have wanted to take C.A.B. here for over a year; it is absolutely beautiful and only 2.5 hours from DC. 778 more words


Volunteers Wanted To Clean Up Assateague Island

BERLIN, Md. (AP) — Volunteers are wanted to help clean up Assateague Island on National Public Lands Day.

Officials are asking volunteers to come to the island on Saturday to help with a yearly clean up. 88 more words


The Mindful Beauty of Assateague Island

(photo used with permission by Beached Paws Photography)

The Mindful Beauty of Assateague Island

 Assateague Island is a 37-mile (60 km) long barrier island located off the eastern coast of  804 more words