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Tag: Piping Plover Conservation


Ontario Piping Plover Technician

31 January 2020 – Birds Canada is hiring an experienced, highly-motivated, and personable field staff to assist with the Ontario Piping Plover Program.

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Ups and Downs in the Atlantic Piping Plover “Mating Scene”

21 October 2019 – Volunteers and staff with the New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Piping Plover Conservation Program survey over 50 beaches at regular intervals throughout the spring and summer each year. Together in 2019, we conducted over 600 beach surveys!

Category: Featured News Stories


Volunteers and Plovers Persist Through Soggy Season

25 September 2019 – The 2019 season was not without its challenges for Piping Plover conservation in Ontario. High waters were an issue across the Great Lakes, leading to smaller nesting territories, and less beach overall for plover families and beachgoers to share.

Category: Featured News Stories


Meet Plover Lover and Science Fair Champ Islay Graham

24 June 2019 – Islay Graham, age 13, first connected with Piping Plovers when visiting their nesting site at Sauble Beach, Ontario. She went on to complete a research project that swept up awards at regional and national science fairs! We noticed a lot of interest in response to the news stories about Islay, so we reached out to her to learn more.

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You Can Help Endangered Piping Plovers at Your Favourite Beach

25 April 2019 – Those passionate about Piping Plovers are celebrating their arrival at Canada’s beaches and shorelines. If you are a fan of these Endangered shorebirds, now is a good time to get involved in volunteering for the nesting season.

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Piping Plovers Saw Many Successes, Some Challenges in 2018

19 November 2018 – For species at risk, there’s often good and not-so-good news to report when it comes to the status of species recovery. This held true for endangered Piping Plovers in Ontario, Nova Scotia, and southeastern New Brunswick in 2018.

Category: Featured News Stories


Students Help Remove 120 lbs. of Garbage from Shorebird Habitat

8 November 2018 – On a sunny day in October, 47 students and 4 teachers from Ecole Calixte F. Savoie in Saint-Anne de Kent, NB got some hands-on experience in helping and learning about nature. They joined Denise Maillet of Bird Studies Canada, as well as Denise Roy and Jennifer White of the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), to clean up a section along Cap Lumiere beach.

Category: Featured News Stories


Carve a Piping Plover Pumpkin for Halloween

16 October 2018 – If you are looking for a bird-themed design for this year’s jack-o-lantern, look no further! Bird Studies Canada’s Ontario Piping Plover Conservation Coordinator, Andrea Gress, came up with two cute plover designs that you can download and print off.

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