Great Lakes Piping Plovers

Over the Years...

A great many people have given their time and energy to the recovery of Great Lakes Piping Plovers over the past decades. Without the dedication of all, Piping Plovers wouldn't be making steady progress towards recovery. 

Abby Powell and Plover
Abby Powell and Plover
Jen Stucker
Jen Stucker
Cathy Haffner and Liz Price
Cathy Haffner and Liz Price
Monitoring at Port Inland
Monitoring at Port Inland

Steph Schubel, Charlie Smith

Monitoring on North Manitou Island
Monitoring on North Manitou Island

Alex Smith, Mark Westbrock, Erin Roche

Plover crew at Sleeping Bear
Plover crew at Sleeping Bear

Jack Dingeldyne, Pat Ryan, Steve Yancho, Kim Struthers, Amanda Brushaber, Pete Butchko, Max (Holden) Old-Bear

Cathy Haffner with chick
Cathy Haffner with chick
Anhony Arnold, Erin Roche, Mark Westbrock
Anhony Arnold, Erin Roche, Mark Westbrock
Liz Price - data recording
Liz Price - data recording
Banding at Cat Island, WI
Banding at Cat Island, WI

Tom Prestby, Josh Martinez, Jordan Rutter, Gary VanVreede

Jack Dingeldyne, Alice Van Zoeren, Kelsi Hunt Erin Roche, Toothpaste (parakeet)
Jack Dingeldyne, Alice Van Zoeren, Kelsi Hunt Erin Roche, Toothpaste (parakeet)
Lauren Brudney
Lauren Brudney
Liz Price and Jen Stucker
Liz Price and Jen Stucker
North Manitou breakfast
North Manitou breakfast

Bishnu Lama, Charlie Smith

Surveying High Island
Surveying High Island

Charlie Smith and Zach Beach

UP plover training, 2011
UP plover training, 2011
Boat to North Manitou 2006
Boat to North Manitou 2006

Mark Westbrock, Nate Harris, Bishnu Lama

Constance Johnson, Bishnu Lama - chick release
Constance Johnson, Bishnu Lama - chick release
Treana Mayer - North Manitou Island monitor
Treana Mayer - North Manitou Island monitor
Ben Cooper
Ben Cooper
Evening on North Manitou Island
Evening on North Manitou Island

Bishnu Lama, Paul Doshkov, Nathan Walker, Charlie Smith

Au Sable Point exclosure team
Au Sable Point exclosure team
Platte Point - Sleeping Bear Dunes
Platte Point - Sleeping Bear Dunes

Ken Hyde, Amanda Brushaber

Nancy Seefelt 2012
Nancy Seefelt 2012
Anthony Wilson and Greg Rigney
Anthony Wilson and Greg Rigney

With North Manitou Island scarecrow - "Plover Pat".

Dave Schroder dropping off crew on North Manitou
Dave Schroder dropping off crew on North Manitou
Jenn Stucker weighing a plover - 2005
Jenn Stucker weighing a plover - 2005

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Banding Crew, Kelly, Mel and Misha, Platte Point
Banding Crew, Kelly, Mel and Misha, Platte Point
Erin Roche banding chicks - 2005
Erin Roche banding chicks - 2005
Jack Dingeldyne
Jack Dingeldyne
Crossing the Platte River
Crossing the Platte River

Erin Roche, Kelsi Hunt and Brigid Murphy

Mark Westbrock banding chick - 2006
Mark Westbrock banding chick - 2006
Julie Markiewicz, Lee Bragg, North Manitou Island
Julie Markiewicz, Lee Bragg, North Manitou Island
Chick banding High Island, 2018
Chick banding High Island, 2018

Clint Boulton (Little Traverse Bay Band), Noah Jansen (LTBB), Derek DeRuiter (Pilot) Dr. Francie Cuthbert, Stephanie Schubel, Megan Diamond.

South Fox Island - 2018
South Fox Island - 2018

Megan Diamond and Stephanie Schubel

Evelyn Wood - Grand Marais, MI, 2018
Evelyn Wood - Grand Marais, MI, 2018
2018 End of Season meeting
2018 End of Season meeting
South Fox Island - 2018
South Fox Island - 2018

Stephanie Schubel

Flight to High Island - 2018
Flight to High Island - 2018

Stephanie Schubel and Megan Diamond

Steph Schubel and Jack Dingeldyne
Steph Schubel and Jack Dingeldyne
Alice and Megan on North Manitou
Alice and Megan on North Manitou
2018 Chick banding on North Manitou
2018 Chick banding on North Manitou
Leaving Dimmick's on the Nahma,2020-06-1
Leaving Dimmick's on the Nahma,2020-06-1

Scott Mills, Chelsea Loomis, Dane Williams and Captain Dave (at the helm)

Heading to North Manitou during pandemic
Heading to North Manitou during pandemic

Alice Van Zoeren, Chelsea Loomis and Captain Dave Schroeder.

Boat ride to North Manitou
Boat ride to North Manitou

Anthony Wilson, Pat Ryan and Captain Dave Schroeder.

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