Haws, K. 2004. Piping plover and common tern investigations, Lake of the Woods 2003-2004. Final report submitted by the Nongame Wildlife Program to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 8 pp.
The Lake of the Woods (LOTW) area is the only remaining breeding site for piping plovers in Minnesota. From 1982 to the present, investigators have monitored the reproductive success of plovers at this site, and have conducted a wide array of management activities directed at mitigating threats to piping plovers and recovering the population. This report summarizes the activities conducted in 2003-2004.