FYI News

Maine plovers have record year

As beaches reopen to the public, piping plovers are also returning. In Maine, they’re having a record year, continuing a steady upswing. Maine Audubon reports seeing 100 pairs and 61 active nests so far this

Conservation News

JWM: Hungry ghost crabs may haunt plover nests

Imperiled piping plover (Charadrius melodus) populations have been gradually growing since the species gained federal protection over three decades ago, but in North Carolina, they’re rearing the fewest fledglings. Researchers recently identified some unexpected probable