Protecting Piping Plovers


  Who have we here?  Someone pretty special, that’s for sure. We have great news here in Brighton.  Piping Plovers, an endangered species of shorebird, are raising a family on the beach at Presqu’ile Provincial Park for the first time in 100 years. Protection Plans in the US and Canada …

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Why I Love Presqu’ile!


  Good Morning Presqu’ile!   Oh how I love you! There are so many reasons to love Presqu’ile Park, no matter when you visit.You can show up early on a hazy fall morning, and observe as Presqu’ile’s beaches and offshore islands start to come alive with sound and activity. Migrating shorebirds start …

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Project Snowstorm


  Project Snowstorm. It’s not a plan to make our winters more challenging. It’s a fascinating research project that monitors the year-round movements of Snowy Owls. Project Snowstorm was started last winter, in response to the historic southward irruption of Snowy Owls.  More Snowy Owls moved south from the arctic …

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Spectacular Shorebirds


  Spectacular shorebirds!   You bet.   To know them is to love them.  These little birds are superstars. Take a look at the gorgeous feather patterns and impressive bills on these shorebirds. Every spring and fall, shorebirds make their epic migratory journey to their arctic breeding grounds, then back …

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