Fight Over Piping Plover Stalls Fire Island Dune Replenishment Project A court fight over the piping plover is holding up a $207 million plan to replenish the sand along a 19-mile stretch of Fire Island.
Suffolk County To Step In After Lawsuit Halts Fire Island Dune ProjectThe Audubon Society convinced a federal judge to stop a federal project repairing the dunes damaged by Superstorm Sandy for fear that it could harm the piping plover nesting grounds.
Malloy Vetoes Bill Allowing ATVs At State Parks And Beaches To Protect BirdsJust days before the holiday weekend, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy vetoed a bill that would have allowed all-terrain vehicles at state parks and beaches.
L.I. Students Pitch In To Protect Endangered BirdsA group of children from Roosevelt, N.Y., designed colorful signs that now line Lido Beach, reading "Protect Nature," "Caution: Bird Nesting Area," and "Help Us."
Beware Of Rare Bird's Nests On Connecticut BeachesIf you go for a stroll on a beach in Connecticut, you best walk with care, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.