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Platte Basin Timelapse Story on Terns and Plovers

Lauren DinanContributed by Lauren Dinan, Nongame Bird Biologist

As many of you know, we spend a lot of time each year working in cooperation with the Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership on Interior Least Tern and Piping Plover protection, monitoring and research.  Below is a link to the Platte Basin Timelapse project’s educational multimedia story featuring the Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership and work being done with sand and gravel mining companies along the lower Platte River to protect nesting Interior Least Terns and Piping Plovers.

http://plattebasintimelapse.com/learn/terns-and-plovers/

PlatteBasinTimelapseStory

It has been a pleasure to be a part of this project and I encourage you to click the link and check it out! A huge thanks to Mike Forsberg, Valerie Cuppens, Mariah Lundgren, Ariana Brocious, Peter Stegen, Kat Shiffler, and all of the individuals from the Platte Basin Timelapse project that worked on this project.

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About Joel Jorgensen

Joel Jorgensen is a Nebraska native and he has been interested in birds just about as long as he has been breathing. He has been NGPC’s Nongame Bird Program Manager for eight years and he works on a array of monitoring, research, regulatory and conservation issues. Nongame birds are the 400 or so species that are not hunted and include the Whooping Crane, Least Tern, Piping Plover, Bald Eagle, and Peregrine Falcon. When not working, he enjoys birding.

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