Chicago is Piping Plover territory again
Piping Plovers nested on the western shore of Lake Michigan for generations, long before most any of us were here.
Imani’s return to Montrose Beach on Tuesday has all sorts of significance—he may be the only remaining offspring of Monty and Rose, he could bring nesting Piping Plovers back to Chicago, and he made it back after wintering more than a thousand miles away.
When Imani returned to Montrose Beach last year, he arrived on May 23. It ended up being too late t…