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    Assateague Island

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Environmental Education Programs

Students dipnetting in bay

NPS photo

Maryland District Spring On-Site Environmental Education Programs (pdf file, 883kb)
- Pre/Post visit materials

Virginia District Spring On-Site Environmental Education Programs (pdf file, 694kb)
- Field Trip Guidelines (pdf file, 468kb)
- Teacher Guided Opportunities (pdf file, 209kb)
- Transportation Funding for local schools (pdf file, 132kb)
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Note: These programs are available for school groups. For public programs please visit our Home Page for more information.

Did You Know?

Sea pork are orange, blob-like critters related to sea squirts. 5 kb

Animal, vegetable or mineral? These orange, blob-like critters are a colony of animals related to sea squirts. Their name, sea pork is thought to be derived from their close appearance to salt pork. When they are babies they have a notochord just like human embryos!