• An Assateague wild horse finding shelter in the dunes.

    Assateague Island

    National Seashore MD,VA

Research in the Park

National parks serve as outdoor laboratories for the study of physical, biological, and cultural systems and their components.

 

Recently completed and current research projects at Assateague Island National Seashore

Assateague Island North End Restoration Project
Introduction (PDF file, 355 kb)
Timeline (PDF file, 38 kb)
Datasets and Contacts (PDF file, 96 kb)

Did You Know?

Prickly pear cactus is native to dry, sandy areas on Assateague Island. 4 kb

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.