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    • Tom Reed oral history transcript

    • Tom Reed oral history transcript
    • History; Wildlife refuges; Hunting;
    • Oral history interview with Tom Reed as interviewed by Dave Hall. Also present are "Cigar" Daisey and a few unidentified others. This conversation is being video as well as audio recorded.
    • Chincoteague Ponies at annual Assateague Island swim

    • Chincoteague Ponies at annual Assateague Island 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...
    • Chincoteague Ponies after swim from Assateague Island

    • Chincoteague Ponies after swim from Assateague Island
    • Mammals; Wildlife viewing; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife refuges; Leisure activities; Recreation;
    • 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...
    • Salt Water Cowboys herding the Chincoteague ponies for their annual swim

    • Salt Water Cowboys herding the Chincoteague ponies for their annual swim
    • Mammals; Wildlife viewing; Wildlife impacts; Wildlife refuges; Leisure activities; Recreation;
    • 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...
    • Chincoteague ponies in an wetland area

    • Chincoteague ponies in an wetland area
    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • Two herds of Chincoteague ponies graze freely on Assateague Island. Legend has it that the ponies arrived on Chincoteague from a Spanish ship that had run aground during a storm in 1750. Historians believe they are descended from horses brought by...
    • Herd of Chincoteague ponies in their natural habitat

    • Herd of Chincoteague ponies in their natural habitat
    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • Two herds of Chincoteague ponies graze freely on Assateague Island. Legend has it that the ponies arrived on Chincoteague from a Spanish ship that had run aground during a storm in 1750. Historians believe they are descended from horses brought by...
    • Herd of Chincoteague ponies

    • Herd of Chincoteague ponies
    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • Two herds of Chincoteague ponies graze freely on Assateague Island. Legend has it that the ponies arrived on Chincoteague from a Spanish ship that had run aground during a storm in 1750. Historians believe they are descended from horses brought by...
    • Chincoteague Ponies grazing at the refuge

    • Chincoteague Ponies grazing at the refuge
    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • Two herds of Chincoteague ponies graze freely on Assateague Island. Legend has it that the ponies arrived on Chincoteague from a Spanish ship that had run aground during a storm in 1750. Historians believe they are descended from horses brought by...
    • Herd of ponies at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

    • Herd of ponies at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • Two herds of Chincoteague ponies graze freely on Assateague Island. Legend has it that the ponies arrived on Chincoteague from a Spanish ship that had run aground during a storm in 1750. Historians believe they are descended from horses brought by...
    • Herd of Chincoteague Ponies

    • Herd of Chincoteague Ponies
    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • Two herds of Chincoteague ponies graze freely on Assateague Island. Legend has it that the ponies arrived on Chincoteague from a Spanish ship that had run aground during a storm in 1750. Historians believe they are descended from horses brought by...
    • Herd of Chincoteague Ponies

    • Herd of Chincoteague Ponies
    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • The Chincoteague Pony became its own official registered breed in 1994. The average height of a Chincoteague Pony is between 12 and 13 hands (any horse that stands less than 14 hands is considered a Pony). Chincoteague Ponies are stocky, with short...
    • Jay Eisenhart oral history transcript

    • Jay Eisenhart oral history transcript
    • History; Biography; Employees (USFWS); Trapping; Hunting; Bird banding; Farms and farming;
    • Jay Eisenhart oral history interview as conducted by Mark Madison. During the summer of his college years, Jay Eisenhart worked for the Fish and Wildlife Service doing the Rampart Dam Survey in Alaska. He then became involved with trapping,...
    • Assateague Island Pony Swim

    • 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...
    • Wild horses in their natural habitat

    • Wild horses in their natural habitat
    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • Two herds of Chincoteague ponies graze freely on Assateague Island. Legend has it that the ponies arrived on Chincoteague from a Spanish ship that had run aground during a storm in 1750. Historians believe they are descended from horses brought by...
    • Horse talk

    • Horse talk
    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • Two herds of Chincoteague ponies graze freely on Assateague Island. Legend has it that the ponies arrived on Chincoteague from a Spanish ship that had run aground during a storm in 1750. Historians believe they are descended from horses brought by...
    • Herd of wild horses in their natural habitat

    • Herd of wild horses in their natural habitat
    • Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Wildlife viewing; Wetlands; Scenics; Mammals;
    • Two herds of Chincoteague ponies graze freely on Assateague Island. Legend has it that the ponies arrived on Chincoteague from a Spanish ship that had run aground during a storm in 1750. Historians believe they are descended from horses brought by...
    • Mark Madison speaks with Taggard Siegel

    • Mark Madison speaks with Taggard Siegel
    • Biological control; Endangered species; Environments (Natural); Extinctions; Habitat conservation; Insects; Podcast; Public Lecture;
    • Queen of The Sun is an in-depth investigation to discover the causes and solutions behind Colony Collapse Disorder; a phenomenon where honeybees vanish from their hives, never to return. Queen of The Sun follows the voices and visions of...
    • Jeff Fountain oral history transcript

    • Jeff Fountain oral history transcript
    • History; Biography; Amphibians; Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Biologists (USFWS); Employees (USFWS); Fishes; Marine ecology; Wildlife refuges; Wilderness; Wetlands;
    • Oral history interview with Jeff Fountain and Jerry French as interviewer.

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