Urban Rangers Host 'Plover Day'At B. 59 St.
The Department Of Parks Urban Rangers took to the beach and boardwalk on June 28 for its annual "Plover Day" ceremonies honoring the piping plover, a small bird on the federal Endangered Species List, that often nests in Rockaway. This year, the event was hosted as well by the Nature Conservancy, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the city's Department of Environmental Protection.