Environmental Assesment to Relocate Parking Areas-Maryland District
Contact: Rachelle Daigneault, 410-629-6088
The National Park Service (NPS), in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration, will be preparing an environmental assessment to address the proposed relocation of parking areas at Assateague Island National Seashore, Maryland. The purpose of the proposed project is to relocate the Bayside Picnic Parking Area and South Ocean Beach Parking Area to locations that are more sustainable, less exposed to the elements and less susceptible to damage from future storm events in order to provide continued visitor access to these areas of the national seashore. The proposed project is needed because:
Comments may be submitted online at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/asis or mailed to the park at the following address:
Did You Know?
When you see beach foam think of egg whites! Beach foam is created when the tumultuous action of the surf forces air into the ocean water. It is similar to whipping egg whites into froth but instead of egg whites the ocean contains organic compounds that reduce the surface tension of the bubbles.