39: Cottonballs with Toothpick Legs

Piping plovers in Chicago? Piping plovers in Chicago! Stuart speaks with Jillian Farkas about piping plovers: what are they, why are they endangered, and what can we do about it? Also, it turns out piping plovers are very cute. Especially the babies.
Host & Executive Producer: Stuart Carlton
Producers: Hope Charters, Carolyn Foley, Megan Gunn, & Irene Miles
Associate Producer: Ethan Chitty
Edited by: Quinn Rose
Podcast art by: Joel Davenport
Music by: Stuart Carlton

Creators and Guests

Stuart Carlton
Stuart Carlton
Stuart Carlton is the Assistant Director of the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program. He manages the day-to-day operation of IISG and works with the IISG Director and staff to coordinate all aspects of the program. He is also a Research Assistant Professor and head of the Coastal and Great Lakes Social Science Lab in the Department of Forestry & Natural Resources at Purdue, where he and his students research the relationship between knowledge, values, trust, and behavior in complex or controversial environmental systems.