May 02, 2013
Work Begins on Assateague Beach Parking in Virginia
The highly anticipated repair work on beach parking lots damaged during Hurricane Sandy has begun. Visitors to the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge will observe representatives of Heard Construction, Inc reconstructing beach parking areas on the Virginia end of Assateague Island.
April 19, 2013
Update on Assateague Beach Parking in Virginia
Visitors to the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia will soon be able to enjoy easy access to Assateague beaches. The Federal Highways Administration has awarded the contract for repair of parking lots damaged due to Hurricane Sandy.
April 12, 2013
Patricia Kicklighter Named New River Gorge National River Superintendent
Patricia “Trish” Kicklighter has been selected as the new superintendent of New River Gorge National River and the associated Gauley River National Recreation Area and Bluestone National Scenic River.
December 13, 2012
2013 Annual Passes Now Available
The 2013 Annual Pass to Assateague Island National Seashore is now available. The $30 pass provides entrance to the National Seashore in both the Maryland and Virginia Districts. Beginning this year, annual passes will be valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.
November 02, 2012
Saved From Sandy
On Friday, October 26, 2012, before the onset of high winds and waves from Hurricane Sandy, biological technicians and staff from the Marine Animal Rescue at the National Aquarium in Baltimore excavated a loggerhead sea turtle nest on the north end of Assateague Island National Seashore.
July 10, 2012
Foul Weather Shelter Erected for Cyclists and Pedestrians
Foul Weather Shelter Erected for Cyclists and Pedestrians At the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge