Steve Kress with Atlantic Puffin chick

Steve Kress

Executive Director of Seabird Restoration Program and Vice President of Bird Conservation

Dr. Stephen Kress is Executive Director of the Seabird Restoration Program and Vice President of Bird Conservation. He supervises Audubon’s Maine Coastal Island Sanctuaries and the Audubon Camp in Maine on Hog Island.  

Steve’s research interests include applied seabird restoration and the effects of climate and fisheries on seabird diet and population growth. Restoration methods developed at Maine seabird islands are used worldwide. He is author of many books and papers on seabird restoration, ecology and wildlife attraction. He received his B. S. in Zoology and M.S. in Wildlife Management from the Ohio State University and his Ph.D. in Environmental Education from Cornell University.

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