Watch for and respect signs marking sensitive nesting habitat
Walk on wet sand to avoid disturbing plover families
Keep pets on-leash
Carry out food waste and trash from the beach and avoid feeding wildlife
Report sightings of Piping Plovers and banded birds to firstname.lastname@example.org
Share best practices and information with other beachgoers
Chat about plovers and the beach with your friends and family, neighbours, municipal councillor, and local media
Encourage others to get involved
Our volunteers include students, retirees, and amateur naturalists. You can help make beaches safer and healthier for Piping Plovers and other wildlife.
You can volunteer daily, weekly, or a few times each summer. There are many ways you can get involved! Learn more by exploring our Piping Plover Training Guide.