Melissa in the Morning: Piping Plovers

An adult Piping Plover sits on a nest as two young hang around.

Melissa in the Morning: Piping Plovers

Piping Plovers are tough little birds who rely on beaches to lay their eggs. Unfortunately, in such public space, that poses major threats for the birds and their nests. But this year, we are seeing some record setting numbers for piping plovers nests and babies. Tom Anderson of CT Audubon Society shares this success story. ((00:00))

Congressman Jim Himes was out of this world! We talked about the possibility of UFO sightings as well as an update with a cryptocurrency protections bill. ((13:54))

The 36th annual Swim Across the Sound marathon is back this weekend and already records are being broken this year! Karen Kaiser, VP of Philanthropy for Hartford HealthCare St. Vincent’s Medical Center, shared more than 200 swimmers are signed up for this year. And one of the swimmers is a 14-year-old boy honoring his mom beating breast cancer. We also spoke with Lisa Rubio about her story. ((26:17))

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