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Piping Plovers are an endangered species of shore birds that returned to Sauble Beach on Lake Huron in 2007 after a 30-year absence. Plover Lovers are volunteer monitors who, by serving as citizen scientists on the beach, help ensure the birds’ recovery in our area through outreach and education.  
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Do you want to be an ambassador for Piping Plovers?
Are you interested in guiding the outreach, education and stewardship program at Sauble Beach? 
Information about an employment opportunity with Plover Lovers is available here.

Perhaps volunteering is what you are interested in, contact Plover Lovers for more information about our volunteer program.



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Volunteer Training 2022

Plover Lovers is excited to be welcoming back volunteers to Sauble Beach this year! If you are interested in birds, the environment, education, or the beach, this is the perfect opportunity for you to help make a difference. Our training session for volunteers is on May 17th at 6:30pm, at Huron Feathers Presbyterian Centre.

At this session volunteers will learn about:

  • Piping Plover behaviour, biology and identification 

  • identifying common threats 

  • how to complete data collection

  • outreach 

  • logistics for volunteering

If you are interested in helping make a difference in the survival of this endangered species RSVP for the volunteer training event by sending a response to

We recommend all volunteers wear masks to this training session.

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