News & Notes: Plovers and Terns


MEDIA RELEASE: Endangered Piping Plovers Return to Southern Maine

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

NEWS RELEASE  For Immediate Release April 24, 2014 Contact: Michelle Smith, Communications & Marketing Manager msmith@maineaudubon.org (207) 781-6180 x209 Mobile: (207) 838-0511 Endangered Piping Plovers Return to Southern Maine Maine Audubon reminds beach-goers and landowners to be aware of nesting areas FALMOUTH – Maine Audubon reported today that several Piping Plover nesting pairs have returned to …

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Scarborough picks committee to create dog rules

Monday, December 30th, 2013
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Dog owners howl over new animal control committee

Monday, December 30th, 2013
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Time-strapped panel tackles Scarborough animal control issues

Monday, December 30th, 2013
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Scarborough takes step toward restricting dog access on beaches after one kills endangered bird

Sunday, August 25th, 2013
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Scarborough moves ahead with leash law despite opposition

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
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Scarborough in the doghouse

Monday, August 5th, 2013
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Feds investigate endangered bird’s death at Scarborough beach; town could face fine of at least $25,000

Monday, August 5th, 2013
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Scarborough investigated for liability in plover killing

Monday, August 5th, 2013
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Death of Piping Plover Serves as Reminder to Keep Dogs on Leash

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

By: Katie Burns and Mary Badger (Piping Plover project interns) On Monday, July 15, our biologists received concerning news. The Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center called the Piping Plover/Least Tern Project office to report that a dead piping plover fledgling (learning to fly) had been delivered to the Center. The citizen who brought in the plover witnessed the …

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