- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Englewood, Chatham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Montrose Beach Natural Area Will Expand To Protect Piping Plover Nesting Grounds, Park District Says
The Park District has approved a measure adding 3 acres of beach space favored by the piping plovers to the Montrose Dune Natural Area.
Help Prepare Montrose Beach For Return Of Piping Plovers Monty And Rose At Shedd Aquarium’s Action Day
Chicago's favorite bird couple, Monty and Rose, are likely to nest again at Montrose Beach. Here's how you can help prepare for their return.
City Fences Off Montrose Beach After Lightfoot Scolds Beachgoers: ‘It’s A Pandemic, People’
Less than 24 hours after Lightfoot's tweets, people continued to gather at the beach, walking around the fencing or entering from a beachfront bar that remains open.
What Should Chicago’s New Piping Plover Chicks Be Named? A Contest Is Taking Suggestions
Suggested names for Monty and Rose's new chicks must reflect Chicago's "heritage, culture and diversity," according to the birder group.
Chicago Beaches Not Opening Any Time Soon, Mayor Lightfoot Says
To beat the heat, the city has opened several cooling centers, is rolling out mobile cooling centers and will reopen splash pads in public parks, Lightfoot said. Check out the list of cooling centers below.
4 Fluffy Piping Plover Chicks Hatch at Montrose Beach
New videos show the adorable baby plovers.
Piping Plover Chick Hatches At Montrose Beach, First Of Season For Monty And Rose
It's the second consecutive year Monty and Rose have successfully nested at Montrose Beach.
Famous Piping Plovers Monty And Rose Lay Eggs At Montrose Beach
The four piping plover eggs could hatch by mid-June.
Monty And Rose, Chicago’s Piping Plover Pair, Return To Montrose Beach For Second Year
The birds' nesting efforts could be boosted because the lakefront is closed to the public.
Piping Plovers Return To Montrose Beach — And Lakefront Closure Could Mean More Chicks
Chicago's lakefront closure could be greatly beneficial to the endangered bird species.
Montrose Dog Beach Looks Like A ‘Hellscape’ As The Rising Lake Swallows It Up, But Officials Hope To Save It
Ald. James Cappleman's office is looking into expanding the dog beach into a portion of the people beach to make up for space lost to the lake.
Chicago Birders To Celebrate Piping Plover Day With Montrose Beach Cleanup
Events to celebrate Piping Plover Day will be held in Uptown, South Shore and Lincoln Square.
‘Piping Plover Day’ Declared By Governor To Honor Rare Birds That Nested At Montrose Beach
A new documentary on the fight to save the rare piping plovers will debut on Nov. 18, which is now Piping Plover Day in Illinois.
‘Magical’ Piping Plover Summer Has Come To An End As Last Remaining Chick Leaves Montrose Beach
For the first time since 1955, Chicago has successfully fledged two piping plover chicks. People from all different backgrounds pulled together to protect them, one watcher said.
2 Great Lakes Piping Plover Chicks Are Now Flying Around Montrose Beach, Preparing For Their Journey South
Their mother, Rose, has already flown south, and father, Monty, is expected to leave Montrose Beach any day now.
Sad News From Plover Watch: One Piping Plover Chick Has Died, Leaving Two Chicks Remaining
The chick was rushed to the Lincoln Park Zoo after plover watchers noticed strange behavior. It did not survive despite conservationist's best efforts.
Mamby On The Beach Canceled Due To High Lake Levels And Endangered Birds At Montrose Beach
The cancellation comes after weeks of meetings between event organizers, the Chicago Park District and environmental groups, who wanted the event moved.
Egg Breaking News! 2 Endangered Great Lakes Piping Plover Eggs Have Hatched At Montrose Beach
Bird lovers are calling the event "a huge success story," but the chicks' toughest days are ahead of them.
The First Clutch Of Endangered Piping Plover Eggs Did Not Survive At The Lincoln Park Zoo
The eggs from Montrose Beach's endangered birds were moved to the zoo to try to help them survive.
These Extremely Rare Great Lakes Piping Plovers Have Nested At Montrose Beach — And They Seem To Love It
The pair have been dubbed 'Monty' and 'Rose' and are one of only 70 remaining pairs of Great Lakes Piping Plovers.