Spring is in the air.
The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and the beaches of the Great Lakes are calling.
Well, maybe not for us humans yet.
The piping plover, on the other hand, will be packing its bags and headed for the lakeshore in the next couple of weeks.
The endangered species of shorebird was once almost extinct--with just 12 pairs left in the Great Lakes.
But thanks to conservation efforts, scientists are starting to see a rebound in the population.