Tag Archive: Chincoteague

Ponies, Cowboys Make Early Morning Run Along Atlantic Beach

By Misty Thornton Each year thousands of pony lovers arrive on the island of Chincoteague, Virginia the last week in July just to wrap their eyes around the famous Chincoteague ponies, many for a whole week full of fun and sight-seeing. The…
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Island Life, Pony Tales, Wildlife Tales

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Migrating: A Stressful Time for Birds

By Wilma Young The writer celebrated her 90th birthday in November. In the late 1980’s, she served as a volunteer and intern at several national parks, including the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Along with…
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Wildlife Tales

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50 Years Later, Residents May Share Stories Again

50 Years Later, Residents May Share Stories Again It has been 50 years since Chincoteague and Assateague Islands went under water from the now famous Ash Wednesday Storm of ’62. The stories of survival and evacuation have been told and…
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Island Life, Wildlife Tales

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