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What's New
Rebound of Great Lakes plovers a sign that Endangered Species Act works
Star Tribune (7/10)
Critics who want to roll back protections on endangered species say the Endangered Species Act is a failure, but recovery is a process that can take decades.

Rare birds nesting at hazardous cleanup site in Waukegan
Lake County News-Sun (6/29)
Two piping plovers have returned to nest on the site of a federal Superfund project in Waukegan, Ill. The nesting site is about a half-mile from where they were born.

Predators kill all four piping plover chicks at Sauble
Owen Sound Sun Times (6/22)
All four of the endangered piping plover chicks that hatched at Ontario's Sauble Beach on Friday afternoon are now presumed dead. There is still hope that more chicks will hatch and fledge at the beach this summer.

Illegal sturgeon fishing target of new awareness campaign
CBC News (6/4)
In Ontario, police and fishermen are cracking down on illegal sturgeon fishing by launching a new awareness campaign.

Rare plovers incubating eggs at Sauble Beach
The Owen Sound Sun Times (5/26)
Two pairs of piping plovers are now incubating clutches of eggs at Sauble Beach, in Ontario, while another pair of the endangered shorebirds have begun to mate.

Piping plover spotted at Presque Isle
Erie Times-News (5/10)
In what is becoming an annual event, an endangered piping plover was spotted Sunday at Presque Isle State Park in Erie, Pa.

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General Resources
EE-Link: Endangered Species
University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment
Provides links to many additional endangered species sites, state and international lists, and has a special focus on education, including curricula.

Endangered Species Program
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
Protecting endangered and threatened species and restoring them to a secure status in the wild is the primary objective of the endangered species program of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, an agency of the Department of the Interior.

Great Lakes Declining Amphibians Working Group
IUCN/SSC Declining Amphibian Populations Task Force
Devoted to investigating the worldwide decline in amphibian populations. Includes a list of Midwest State Resources.

Keep the Wild Alive
National Wildlife Federation (NWF)
The NWF's Keep the Wild Alive™ campaign is an education, advocacy, outreach, and on-the-ground conservation project designed to raise awareness of and improve conditions for endangered species.

The Raptor Center
University of Minnesota
The center's mission is "to preserve biological diversity among raptors and other avain species through medical treatment, scientific investigation, education, and management of wild populations."

Timber Wolf Alliance
Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute
TWA's mission is to promote and assist in achieving a sustainable population of timber wolves in the Great Lakes region, with emphasis on the Lake Superior basin.

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Events
Kirtland's Warbler Festival
Celebrate the gradual return of the endangered Kirtland's Warbler and its home in the Jack Pine and AuSable River ecosystem. Kirtland Community College, named for the rare bird, is the host site for the festival, eight miles north of St. Helen, Mich.

Kirtland's Warbler Tours
Guided tours to Kirtland's warbler nesting areas (from May-June) will depart from the U.S. Forest Service Office in Mio, Mich., and from the Holiday Inn in Grayling, Mich.

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Laws
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species
United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)

Endangered Species Act of 1973
Federal Register Notices related to Endangered Species
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Policy on Endangered Species
University of Michigan, School of Natural Resources and Environment

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Species
America's Mussels: Silent Sentinels
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: Region 3
Half of the mussel species in the Midwest are endangered; find out why mussels are important, why they are endangered, and what you can do to help.

Great Lakes Endangered Species
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Great Lakes-Big Rivers Region
Includes Listings by County/Species or by State.

Keep the Wild Alive
National Wildlife Federation (NWF)
Spotlights a different endangered species each month, and also gives detailed information on many other endangered species, including migration routes and lifecycles.

Kirtland's Warbler Page
Information concerning Kirtland's Warbler, including census results and photographs.

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Related Resources
GLIN: Biodiversity in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Habitats of the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Land Use in the Great Lakes Region

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