Chicoteague Bay Field Station

Since 1968 Chincoteague Bay Field Station has educated and inspired thousands of children, youth, and adults about the marine and coastal ecosystems along the Mid-Atlantic Region through place-based, hands-on experiences. 

The bays, marshes, beaches, maritime forests, and off-shore waters of Virginia's Eastern Shore are the Field Station's classrooms.  Whether you are an individual interested in learning more about coastal and marine systems or seeking to pursue a career in marine sciences, the Field Station offers a wonderful variety of opportunities to meet your educational and/or research goals.