Message from the Superintendent
The planning team is currently in the final stages of drafting the General Managment Plan and beginning the internal review process which includes reviews and revisions. More »
Hurricane Sandy Photos on flickr
View images from the Maryland and Virginia districts of Assateague Island National Seashore on our flickr site. More »
Environmental Education Programs
Maryland District Spring On-Site Environmental Education Programs (pdf file, 327kb)
Virginia District Spring On-Site Environmental Education Programs (pdf file, 766kb)
Note: These programs are available for school groups. For public programs please visit our Home Page for more information.
Did You Know?
Prickly pear cactus is native to dry, sandy areas on Assateague Island. American Indians applied peeled pads to wounds and drank pad tea for lung ailments. Fruits were eaten fresh or dried for winter use.