Tag: Missouri River

February 4, 2022

JWM: Nest cages boost piping plover survival

Placing cages around piping plover nests helps boost bird populations by keeping predators away from young chicks and eggs. But some wildlife managers had found dead adult plovers around these...

January 18, 2018

For plovers, manmade habitat falls short of the real thing

Efforts to use manmade habitat to help conserve threatened piping plovers (Charadrius melodus) on the Missouri River have helped, but they fell short of the work that nature would do,...