Backyard Birds are Celebrated at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

With our region’s mild winter weather, more and more people are seeking opportunities to enjoy the out-of-doors or to get out and enjoy public lands such as our national wildlife refuges.  The 15th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) offers…

Joy Turns to Sadness for Eagle Cam Watchers

  By Kate White and Robert Boswell By now one of the three eaglets in the nest atop the tall loblolly pines on the Wildlife Loop would have used its egg tooth to break through the outer shell, taking a…

Eagles Rebuild Nest, Start a New Family

  By Kate White Right on schedule, to the pure delight of visitors who find their way to the live cam at the back of the exhibit area at the information center on Assateague Island, the eagles have returned to…

Eagles Return to Find Nest Destroyed by Storm

        By Windy Mason and Robert Boswell Early last December when the eagles returned to their nest on the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, they found that high winds had damaged their home, causing it to fall about…