Piping Plover

Piping plover. (Credit: TV 10/55)

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.

10/08/2014

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone makes announcement on Fire Island dune/piping plover lawsuit (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010WINS)

Suffolk County To Step In After Lawsuit Halts Fire Island Dune Project

The 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.

10/01/2014

An all-terrain vehicle on a beach (file / credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Vetoes Bill Allowing ATVs At State Parks And Beaches To Protect Birds

Just days before the holiday weekend, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy vetoed a bill that would have allowed all-terrain vehicles at state parks and beaches.

07/05/2013

Signs designed by local students line Lido Beach warning of endangered species nesting areas. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Students Pitch In To Protect Endangered Birds

A 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.”

06/23/2013

Piping Plover (file / via Wikipedia)

Beware Of Rare Bird’s Nests On Connecticut Beaches

If you go for a stroll on a beach in Connecticut, you best walk with care, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.

05/29/2012