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Photos, top to bottom: Banding puffin chick; island spider survey; island research camp; banding female common eider; puffin banding & measuring. Photos by USFWS.

Conservation Partners

Banding an eider duckling.

Bringing together people and organizations is perhaps the most important role that Friends of Maine Seabird Islands can play. We see ourselves as communicators and coordinators of the vital conservation work that these remarkable organizations continue to do, year after year, decade after decade.

Click on the links below to read more about our partner organizations:

Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge (formerly Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge)

Project Puffin and the Seabird Restoration Program

Gulf of Maine Coastal Program (part of a nationwide network of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Coastal Program offices)

Maine Coastal Program (administered by the Maine State Planning Office)

Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife

Maine Island Trail Association


Special Note: Many of the stunning photographs on this website were taken by gifted photographer Kirk Rogers, and are used with his permission. Visit his website, to see many more photos, and to order copies.


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