Here are some photos from the day...
Volunteers and staff head down the beach with stakes in hand
Audubon Connecticut Director of Bird Conservation Patrick Comins on left handing off stakes to Connecticut Audubon Society Senior Director of Science and Conservation Milan Bull on right
Fencing going up all the way out to the tip of Morse Point
Volunteers hard at work
Soon to be waterbird technician once again but for now volunteer Sean Graesser working the string
Audubon Connecticut American Oystercatcher Coordinator Michael Brooks with CT DEEP's Erica Morgan
CT DEEP's Rebecca Foster talking with volunteers and managing the operation
Love these signs done by Audubon Connecticut's Bridgeport Wildlife Guards with Bridgeport elementary school students as part of their Toyota Together Green funded project
Just about done!
Piping Plover feeding between the points
Please help us if you can at Long Beach in Stratford on Friday, 4/19, at 10:30AM. We will meet in the parking lot and we will need all the help we can get on the extremely long barrier beach that is often filled with birds.
Thanks again to our volunteers!
Audubon Alliance for Coastal Waterbirds, Audubon Connecticut and the Connecticut Audubon Society partnering to improve conditions for coastal waterbirds in Connecticut.