Plover Lovers has a YouTube Channel!

Alicia Fortin Local News, Sauble Beach

While spending time on the beach this year, we decided to take some videos! For those of you who were not able to be on the beach this summer, we hope that these videos will allow you to feel like you were. For everyone that was on the beach with us this summer, maybe you’ll be able to relive some …

Plover Lovers Wrap-Up!

Alicia Fortin Plover Lovers Committee, Sauble Beach, Updates from the Beach

Last night, the Plover Lovers and interested individuals from the community came together to celebrate the season we have had and reflect upon our experiences. After an introduction from Stewardship Grey Bruce and Piping Plover Committee Chair, Norah Toth, the Ministry of Natural Resources Plover Technician shared findings from the summer season. Plover Lovers were then very excited to announce …

Piping Plovers and their environment!

Alicia Fortin Other beaches in Ontario, Port Elgin, Sauble Beach, Uncategorised

Alicia Fortin, Plover Lovers Outreach and Education Coordinator will be at MacGregor Point Provincial Park to speak about Piping Plovers and species at risk on August 22. The presentation begins at 7:00pm. If you are unable to attend or have more questions at our 2017 Wrap-up Celebration on August 23 (beginning at 6:30pm at Huron Feathers in Sauble Beach), you …

The ‘Sauble Seven’ Have Flown the Nest

Alicia Fortin Sauble Beach, Updates from the Beach

At long last, we have had to bid a reluctant but fond farewell to the ‘Sauble Seven.’ That’s right, the Sauble Beach 2017 Piping Plover fledglings have left Sauble and are on their way south for the winter. Now that the fledglings are safely on their way, we can provide a season summary for all of you eager number crunchers. …

Beach Talk 2017 Summary

Alicia Fortin Sauble Beach, Updates from the Beach

With last evening’s presentation from Tineasha Brenot from the Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation, we wrapped up our summer 2017 Beach Talk Speaker Series. Just in case you missed Tineasha’s talk, here are some highlights! The seven presentations in our Beach Talk Speaker Series this summer have allowed us to piece together a broader image of coastal ecosystems, specifically …

2017 Wrap-Up Celebration

Alicia Fortin Sauble Beach, Uncategorised

This season has been full of ups and downs for both the Piping Plovers and the individuals watching over them! Join us for a celebration and season overview on August 23! We will be serving cake at 6:30pm so that by 7:00pm our wrap up presentation will be underway. Join us for videos, photos, and stories about this year on …

Fledglings on the Beach!

Alicia Fortin Sauble Beach, Uncategorised, Updates from the Beach

While many of us expected the Piping Plover fledglings of 2017 to leave the beach earlier this week, they have surprised us yet again by sticking around! We have continued to see both Flagboy, the male from Nest 3, along with chicks from both Nest 1 and Nest 3. In fact, yesterday Flagboy was seen foraging with one chick from …

Beach Talk: Beaches – A Lot More Than Sand

Alicia Fortin Sauble Beach, Updates from the Beach

With only one Beach Talk left to go, now seems like the perfect time to discuss the way in which our series is wrapping up. Peter Middleton is known to many as a knowledgeable interpreter and engaging presenter, and he certainly drew us in to his talk about beaches on Wednesday night. Beginning with the way in which waves shape …