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Assateague Island National Seashore

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Nest Sends 100 Hatchlings To Sea At Assateague Island National Seashore

Sea turtle nests and the resulting hatchlings are common at places such as Padre Island National Seashore, Canaveral National Seashore, and Cape Hatteras National Seashore, but not so much at Assateague Island National Seashore. That's why the news of a Loggerhead turtle nest hatching at Assateague Island is great to hear.

Natural Wonders Of Assateague Island

The cover sold me. Whatever followed in the ensuing pages most likely would be riveting, and Mark Hendricks does not disappoint. As much as writers love to use words to create lasting images in readers' minds, Mr. Hendricks, a photographer, has captured the flora and fauna of Assateague Island National Seashore in a wonderful photo collection to be left visibly out for family and friends to enjoy.

Changes Proposed For Oceanside Campground At Assateague Island National Seashore

The National Park Service is preparing an Environmental Assessment in support of a new flexible design strategy for relocating campsites at its Oceanside Campground that are lost or repeatedly damaged by coastal storm events. Several new locations within the developed area on Assateague Island will be considered.

Get Trash(ed) At Assateague Island National Seashore

More than two million people visit Assateague Island National Seashore annually to experience its many miles of pristine beach, watercolor sunsets, and the chance to view wild horses galloping along the sand dunes. Unfortunately, the barrier island is also the last stop for copious amounts of trash that is washed ashore or, worse, left behind due by visitors.

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