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Project Puffin Founder Dr. Stephen Kress

Dr. Steve Kress Chats Maine Ospreys and Puffins Live!

Get the expert’s take on Maine osprey and puffin seasons as Project Puffin founder and director Dr. Stephen Kress joins us for a live chat on the Audubon Osprey Nest Tuesday, August 9th at 12pm PT / 3pm ET!


Snapshot Contest Winners for July 1st

We’ve selected some of the best snapshots taken by our explore.org community. Share your snapshots in the comments of your favorite live cams or on social media for a chance to have your snapshot featured! (tag @exploreorg for Instagram and Twitter; @explore.org on Facebook)


Today’s Snapshot Contest Winners!

Take a look at today’s best snapshots across our live cams. We’ll be choosing snapshots every weekday and awarding prizes to the lucky winners! Share your snapshots in the comments of your favorite live cam communities or on social media (tag @exploreorg for Instagram and Twitter; @explore.org on Facebook). Good luck!

Rachel feeds her three chicks

Vote on Your Favorite Osprey Chick Names

We received over 400 sets of name suggestions for Rachel and Steve’s chicks, all of them thoughtful and creative. It was tough to narrow down the selection, but we’ve decided on five final potential sets: 1. Mack, Flo, and Hal – Mack for Mackerel, Flo for Flounder and Hal for Halibut (for their contributions to

Keenan Yakola

Join Our Puffin Live Chat From Seal Island

UPDATE! The live chat will now take place Friday, June 10th at 6pm ET / 3pm PT. Project Puffin’s Research Supervisors Keenan Yakola and Isabel Brofsky are back on Seal Island, spending the summer in the Gulf of Maine researching puffins, guillemots, cormorants, and the other seabirds we’ve grown to love. And on Thursday, June

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