Check out the following stories about the "Monty and Rose" project
Film about local piping plovers to be shown in Waukegan (Daily Herald, 1/13/20)
The same pair of endangered shorebirds nested at Waukegan Beach in 2018. View the story here.
2019 in Birding: The good, the sad and the unlikely (Daily Herald, 1/6/20)
Monty and Rose were the local nature story of the year, rivaled only by an alligator in Humboldt Park lagoon. View the story here.
Chicago birders to celebrate Piping Plover Day with Montrose Beach cleanup (Block Club Chicago, 11/15/19)
The public can join volunteers at any events, including beach cleanups, a bird walk and happy hour. View the story here.
'Piping Plover Day' declared by Governor to honor rare birds that nested at Montrose Beach (Block Club Chicago, 11/7/19)
Chicago's favorite pair of adorable piping plovers will be honored with their very own day by Gov. J.B. Pritzker. View the story here.
Monty and Rose flew south for the winter, but Governor declares November 18 Piping Plover Day (Chicago Tribune, 11/6/19)
Feature on "Monty and Rose" and reactions to Governor's proclamation of Piping Plover Day. View the story here.
See Montrose Beach's piping plovers in a new documentary (Uptown Update, 10/31/19)
The latest updates on screenings of "Monty and Rose," including three in the Uptown neighborhood. View the story here.
Documentary to tell the story of Chicago's piping plovers and the birders who fought to protect them (Block Club Chicago, 9/5/19)
Filmmaker Bob Dolgan discusses the effort to make a film featuring the first piping plovers to nest in Chicago in 64 years. View the story here.
The race to save the endangered piping plover from tourists and a music festival escalates (Chicago Tribune, 7/19/19)
The Tribune highlights efforts to preserve and expand Great Lakes piping plover populations in this in-depth piece.
View the story here.