About Atlantic Puffins
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Hardy Boat Cruises is a small, eco-tourism business lovingly cared for and operated by a local family. We are dedicated to the environment, sustainability, conservation and education. We offer an authentic experience with a genuine love for the Maine coast, our community and the people we serve.
We’re Celebrating in 2018
~ DOWN EAST MAGAZINE’S ~ BEST OF MAINE 2018!
~ 25 YEARS OF OWNERSHIP!
~ OUR 30 YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH NATIONAL AUDUBON AND PROJECT PUFFIN!
Want to see Puffins now?
At Explore.org you can find a series of Puffin cams on Seal Island in Maine. These are wonderful to watch and you can track the Puffin chick from egg to fledgling…
Listen/Watch “Puffins, Little Fish and Climate Change” a 2018 talk by Dr. Steven Kress HERE
THE BOSTON GLOBE, GLOBE MAGAZINE, April 5, 2015: The Puffins of Eastern Egg Rock and Hardy Boat Cruises featured in “What it takes to restore the puffin to Maine’s islands“…click here!
NPR – PUBLIC RADIO INTERNATIONAL’S ‘LIVING ON EARTH’, May 15, 2015: Steve Curwood speaks with Dr. Steve Kress and Derrick Jackson about their new book “Project Puffin: The Improbable Quest to Bring a Beloved Seabird Back to Egg Rock”. Click here for audio and here for transcript. This is an excellent resource for Puffin information.
DOWN EAST MAGAZINE, May 2015 : Hardy Boat Cruises Listed in top 5 “Super-Scenic Boat Cruises” and “From Our Archives” a partial reprint of a Down East Magazine article from 1977 “Puffins From The Past”…click here!
For more information about Dr. Steve Kress, Atlantic Puffins and the amazing work on Eastern Egg Rock, please visit Project Puffin and National Audubon...click here!