By Robert Boswell Publisher, Wild Pony Tales Updated August 30, 2012 Editor’s Update: Lucky, who will be four months old September 3, has found a new home at The Refuge Inn, in the corral between the Inn and McDonalds. “He does not like to socialize with the other ponies and seems to stay off to
By Cyndel Brunell ”What kind of bird is that?” “How much smaller are the Chincoteague ponies from regular sized horses?” “Are there any foals this time of year?” “How deep is the water they swim in?” If you want answers to these questions and many more you should take the bus tour out into the
By Sarah Taylor and Robert Boswell If you were one of the black ducks that stops over for rest in the winter at the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge you might find a welcome meal of corn waiting for you along one of the waterways. No problem getting to it, just swim through an open space
By Kate White Co-Editor, Wild Pony Tales If the two members of the Maryland Conservation Corps who gave a presentation on raptors at the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge were looking for an enthusiastic audience they had to look no further than the first two rows of the auditorium. It was the International Migratory Bird
By Misty Thornton Co-Editor, Wild Pony Tales On an hot early morning on Assateague Island, VA, bird-lovers, park rangers and visitors gathered to enjoy a day full of family learning as well as some games and entertaining exhibits. As we crossed the Assateague Channel Bridge to the beautiful island of Assateague, the air was moist and the sun
By Kate White Co-Editor, Wild Pony Tales Thanks to the efforts of the biologists and other staff members of the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, and those at other refuges, the fluffy tailed Delmarva Fox Squirrel, still on the endangered species list, continues to gain in population. Around 200 of them live on the refuge now.