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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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Bird Lovers Beg Park District To Move Mamby On The Beach And Threaten Lawsuit, But The Show Will Go On, Organizers Say

As rare birds remain on Montrose Beach, environmentalists say the Endangered Species Act could be used to block the music festival — but Jam Productions says it's a stretch.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

As Fight Between Mamby Organizers And Montrose Beach Neighbors Hits Stalemate, A Rising Lake May Force A Compromise

Concerns about rare birds and access to the beach may be resolved as Lake Michigan continues to swell, and the rain isn't going anywhere.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
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