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    • Assateague Island Lighthouse beacon shines in the background

    • Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Birds; Panoramics; Scenics;
    • The Assateague Lighthouse has a distinctive sequence of light shining, a double flash, which sets it apart from other east coast lighthouses. An automatic timer starts the process each evening. Visitors can get a close-up view of the twin rotating...
    • Assateague Island Pony Swim

    • Mammals; Wildlife viewing; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife refuges;
    • In 1835, the practice of pony penning began, with settlers rounding up ponies and removing some of them to the mainland. In 1924 the first official "Pony Penning Day" was held by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company, where ponies were auctioned...
    • Assateague Lighthouse

    • Wildlife refuges; Buildings, facilities and structures; Coastal environments;
    • The present 142 foot-high structure is one of nearly 20 other tall, historic, brick lighthouses still functioning along the Atlantic Coast today.
    • Assateague Lighthouse

    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Work of the Service; Buildings, facilities and structures;
    • The Assateague Lighthouse is located on the Virginia portion of Assateague Island. The Coast Guard has maintained the lighthouse for many years. Ownership of the lighthouse was transferred to the Fish & Wildlife Service from the Coast Guard in 2004.
    • Bald eagle

    • Birds; Wildlife refuges;
    • Bald eagle perches majestically on a bare branch in a refuge.
    • Beach erosion along the Atlantic coast

    • Wildlife refuges; Weather impacts; Work of the Service; Floods; Erosion; Coastal environments;
    • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, originally established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds (with an emphasis on conserving greater snow geese), today provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and song birds, as...
    • Beach Road floodgate

    • Wildlife refuges; Floods; Weather impacts; Water management;
    • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, originally established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds (with an emphasis on conserving greater snow geese), today provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and song birds, as...
    • Beautiful sunrise begins the day of pony penning

    • Wildlife refuges; Leisure activities; Recreation; Scenics;
    • In 1835, the practice of pony penning began, with settlers rounding up ponies and removing some of them to the mainland. In 1924 the first official "Pony Penning Day" was held by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company, where ponies were auctioned...
    • Birds in flight in sunset

    • Aquatic birds; Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Wetlands; Scenics; Landscape photography;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter. This makes the refuge a great place for bird watching. Over the course of the year, a variety of bird...
    • Blanket of snow on a refuge trai

    • Wildlife refuges; Hiking; Biking; Leisure activities; Public access;
    • The refuge maintains several miles of trails for either hiking or biking. Major recreational activities include wildlife/wildland observation, photography, education, and sheer enjoyment of the outdoors. About half are paved while the rest are open...
    • Boardwalk sunset

    • Wildlife refuges; Hiking; Biking; Leisure activities; Public access;
    • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, originally established in 1943 to provide habitat for migratory birds (with an emphasis on conserving greater snow geese), today provides habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and song birds, as...
    • Bright sunset with tree silhouettes

    • Aquatic birds; Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Wetlands; Scenics; Landscape photography;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter. This makes the refuge a great place for bird watching. Over the course of the year, a variety of bird...
    • Brilliant sunset

    • Aquatic birds; Wildlife refuges; Shorebirds; Wetlands; Scenics; Landscape photography;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter. This makes the refuge a great place for bird watching. Over the course of the year, a variety of bird...
    • Buckets of sand

    • Children; Connecting people with nature; Coastal environments; Recreation;
    • Young boy prepares to build a sand castle at the beach.
    • Calm waters

    • Wildlife refuges; Wetlands;
    • Calm refuge waters at sunset
    • Canada Geese swimming in a line

    • Aquatic birds; Coastal environments; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Birds;
    • Because of its position on the Atlantic Flyway, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place for birds to rest, feed, nest, or winter.
    • Children at the beach

    • Children; Connecting people with nature; Coastal environments; Recreation;
    • Boy and girl enjoy beach treasures at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
    • Chincoteague Island Drawbridge

    • Wildlife refuges; Water management; Transportation; Buildings, facilities and structures;
    • This bridge was demolished in January of 2011. The current bridge replaced an old swing bridge that online records say was built around 1940. The number of photographs and paintings of the old bridge may equal the number of people who passed over...

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