Mission and Goals


Seabird Conservation

Current Projects


FOMSI Newsletters

FOMSI Brochure

Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge

Refuge Reports

Refuge Island Researcher Blog

Seabird Gallery

Shearwater Research


Board of Directors

Tour Boats

Annual Seabird Cruise


Join Our Membership

You can help sustain the rich diversity of our seabird resources by becoming a member of Friends of Maine Seabird Islands. Your membership will support advocacy efforts to conserve Maine's unique seabirds and to ensure the continuing protection of their nesting islands.

If you're interested in becoming a member, kindly print, fill out and mail this membership form (please click - it will open in a new window), or feel free to send an email to [email protected] for more information.

Make a Planned Gift

Looking for an enduring investment? Your bequest, charitable remainder trust or other planned gift will yield large returns for future generations by helping to ensure the long-term stewardship of our precious seabird islands and populations as well as to help fund our interns and educational projects. We will gladly provide more information about planned giving options, please contact us at the above address or at [email protected].


We welcome volunteers, who play a vital role in helping us carry out our mission. Volunteers share their talents in many ways, including working on maintenance projects for the refuge, organizing events, serving on our committees, and providing educational outreach.As a small, community-based nonprofit, we rely on the generous support of volunteers. Contact us at the above address or at [email protected] to learn more and to find an opportunity that meets your time and interests.

Friends of Maine Seabird Islands is a community-based, non-profit conservation organization with 501(c)(3) tax status from the United States Internal Revenue Service.

Friends of Maine Seabird Islands
P.O. Box 1231
Rockland, ME 04841
[email protected]
Jane Hopwood, Chair