Articles by Don Stap


Solving the Piping Plover Puzzle

By Don Stap
October 12, 2012 — Piping plovers are famous summer residents of beaches and lakeshores--the most adorable argument against development and reckless recreation. Yet where many spend the winter has long been a mystery. Until now.

Grains of Change

By Don Stap
September 09, 2011 — In California’s Central Valley, where a quarter of the food varieties we eat are farmed, a new generation of growers is teaming up with conservationists to make sure that rice and Long-billed Curlews will always mix.