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Tag Archives: Piping Plover
Between a rock and a hard place: Michigan’s national parks cut services amid budget woes
By Howard Meyerson Hikers intending to backpack on Isle Royale this summer might want to pay extra attention to their planning. Fewer rangers will be stationed on the remote and rugged Lake Superior island, meaning fewer first-responders will be available … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Endangered Species, Environment, Isle Royale National Park, Keweenaw National Historic Park, Munising Falls, National Park Service, National Parks, Nature, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Piping Plover, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, South Manitou Island Leave a comment
Great News: Plovers nest on South Manitou Island.
Good news today from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore which released this photo of the first piping plover nest on South Manitou Island in Lake Michigan. Plovers are on the federal endangered species list. Michigan and federal authorities have been … Continue reading
Too Darn Cute: Piping plover chick
The piping plover is an endangered species in Michigan and along the Atlantic coastline. This chick is one success story. State and federal agencies have been working to protect and restore their populations all along the Lake Michigan shoreline. Their … Continue reading
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