Over the summer I visited Chincoteague Island, Virginia. The amazing thing is that in 1962 a winter storm hit the island and most of Assateague Island was covered by water, but the island has been preserved. This island is known for the Assateague ponies; they make up the major wildlife of Chincoteague. They are very taken care of; the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company (CVFC)  

uses some of the money they make at their annual pony auction to provide veterinary care for the horses. The climate here is characterized by humid summers, and mild winters. Chincoteague is a small town and it is not overly populated. Most of the people front this town tend to walk rather than drive, so it helps the environment from some air pollution. In addition, the Environmental Protection Agency began working to improve some pollution in January of 2004. Some things I observed were that

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(picture of me and my friend on one of the horses)


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