Project Puffin

Seabird Institute

Photo: Stephen W. Kress

Our Mission

Our mission is advancing the science of seabird conservation while encouraging protection and appreciation of seabirds worldwide.

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO US!!



Get your party hats and break out the streamers...

Project Puffin turns 50 in 2023!

We’re making sure everyone has a chance to join the celebration.

Tune in for Making Bird Connections, join the Tern the Page book club, or come to Hog Island for an unforgettable service week filled with seabird science.

More programming coming soon - be sure to check back.





Our work is steeped in the magic of Hog Island Audubon Camp. Photo: Jean Hall.

What is Project Puffin?
About

What is Project Puffin?

To learn about Project Puffin, read 'Project Puffin: The Improbable Quest to Bring a Beloved Seabird Back to Egg Rock' - by Dr. Stephen W. Kress and Derrick Z. Jackson.

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Research Islands
Conservation

Research Islands

Learn more about where we work to help seabirds. 

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Events
Programs

Events

Check out our upcoming events!

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Seabirds in the News
News

Seabirds in the News

Recent online articles about seabirds.

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A Conversation with Derrick Jackson
Conversation

A Conversation with Derrick Jackson

An interview with Seabird Institute friend and collaborator Derrick Z. Jackson for #BlackBirdersWeek.

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Hog Island Audubon Camp
Visit

Hog Island Audubon Camp

Join us for legendary 6-day birding and environmental education programs for adults, teens and families.

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Steve Kress Native Plant Wildlife Garden
Gardening for Birds

Kress Garden

Gardening for Birds Resources

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Mad River Decoys by Audubon
Decoys

Decoys By Audubon

National Audubon Society’s Seabird Institute is proud to continue the tradition of manufacturing bird conservation decoys thanks to the generous donation of the Mad River Decoy business by its founders, Jim and Nancy Henry.

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How you can help, right now