Watch Out for Endangered Piping Plover Chicks on Maine’s Beaches, Urge MDIF&W and Maine Audubon

**MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE** 284 State St., SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333 [www.mefishwildlife.com][1] Main Number: (207) 287-8000 *MEDIA: For more information, call Edie Smith at (207) 592-4348* **MAINE AUDUBON** 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth, ME 04105 *MEDIA: For more information, call Laura Minich Zitske at (207) 233-6811* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2011 **Watch Out For Endangered Piping Plover Chicks On Maine’s Beaches** AUGUSTA, Maine – As Maine’s beach season hits high gear, beachgoers are reminded to care for rare Piping Plovers. The small shorebirds are listed as an endangered species in Maine and are on the federal list of threatened species

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Watch Out for Endangered Piping Plover Chicks on Maine’s Beaches, Urge MDIF&W and Maine Audubon