Snowy Plover Habitat
View Related Episode: Big Wave Surf, Plover Habitat, Return to Opal Creek
European beach grass has invaded the dunes of the Oregon and Washington Coast and decimated the habitat for Western Snowy Plovers, a threatened species who's population numbers have been declining for years. But now biologists are putting bulldozers and even oyster shells to use in an unconventional effort to beat back the dune grass and save the birds.
First Broadcast: 2007
Appeared in episode: Big Wave Surf, Plover Habitat, Return to Opal Creek
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