U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region


Professors and students from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry work to conserve piping plovers along the shores of New Jersey and Lake Ontario.

A new inventory of modifications to beach and tidal inlet habitats from Maine to Virginia has given biologists valuable perspective on the condition and availability of habitat for the red knot and piping plover.

Piping plover with pink leg band #85 shares his migration journey to the Atlantic coast and explains the twists and turns of sharing the shore.