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Endangered Great Lakes piping plovers released in Lower Green Bay

By: Mallory Allen, FOX 11 News

GREEN BAY (WLUK) – For the first time in the state of Wisconsin, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released captive-reared Great Lakes piping plovers.

On July 17, four 28-day-old chicks that had been rescued as eggs from an abandoned nest in the Apostle Islands were released at the Cat Island Restoration Site in Lower Green Bay.

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