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This time of year, piping plovers are returning to beaches up and down the East Coast, preparing to lay eggs and raise chicks in their summer homes. But where have these shorebirds been all winter? Biologists have discovered some in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Check out how much of an impact landowners have on conserving habitat and threatened species!

On a clear fall day in early November, staff from Wallkill River NWR and Great Swamp NWR gathered to celebrate the opening of a pollinator garden at Yonkers School 13.