RI Seeks to Protect Piping Plovers

Piping Plover
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Officials in Rhode Island are ramping up efforts to protect piping plovers on the state’s beaches, according to an article in the Providence Journal.

Decades of building on the water and people visiting beaches have shrunk and carved up the bird’s coastal breeding grounds. Now, that state only has a few beaches that are suitable habitat.

Read more about efforts to protect piping plovers in Rhode Island.