Protecting the Piping Plover

Chicago hosts the nesting site of a precious and endangered little bird, the Piping Plover. Right at Montrose Point, in the protected nesting area, this beautiful little shore birds have laid their eggs two years in a row.

Waters School students are writing letters of support for more habitat protections for these birds. Here are some letters from Waters students

Read Mr. Leki’s Fighting for Their Future about his testimony at the Park District meeting and student letters asking for more protection for the Piping Plover

Read this newsletter from Leslie Borns, asking for letters of support for added protection of these lovely and endangered little birds.

Click here to see the video of Mr. Leki at the lake with piping plover protector and site steward, Leslie Borns and some ecology students at a Piping Plover habitat protection workday.