Piping Plover Coming SOON to a Shore Near You!
May 1 – June 15 Migration to the Great Lakes
Join the St. Louis River Alliance in protecting this endangered shorebird. Be Part of a Team Working Towards Piping Plover Recovery!
Information About Plovers
Piping Plover are extremely rare shorebirds in the Great Lakes and are listed as critically endangered. The St. Louis River Alliance is working with state and federal agencies to attract nesting piping plovers to Minnesota and Wisconsin Point beaches. Please join us in our efforts to protect their habitat and educate others about this rare shorebird.
Beach Clean Up and Volunteer Round-Up Day
SATURDAY, APRIL 29th @ 11AM
5000 Minnesota Ave, Duluth, MN 55802
Meet the staff, learn about our program, spend some time on the beach with birding scopes, binoculars and trash bags. Beverages and snacks will be served!
Enter the Park Point Beach House parking lot off of Minnesota Ave. From the parking lot you will see us at the pavilion, adjacent to the soccer fields.
If you have questions, comments or concerns please contact the Project Manager—Alyssa, email@example.com or (218)733-9520. For day of inquires call (612)385-1557.
Hope to see you there!
photos courtesy U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Links To More Information About Plovers
- U.S. Fish & Wildlife Piping Plover Critical Habitat
- National Parks Service Great Lakes Piping Plover
- University of Minnesota Great Lakes Waterbird Research Program
- Maine’s Piping Plovers Recovery project: