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Whole Foods Select Bergen County Audubon as recipient of 5% day & TCC benefits

March 28, 2014

  Tuesday April 8th 2014 Whole Foods Market select Bergen County Audubon (BCAS) as recipient of next 5% day and Teaneck Creek Conservancy will benefit! Whole Foods Market created 5% Days to give back to local communities by providing support to nonprofit organizations whose programs directly benefit the communities surround Read More

Puffin Women’s History Month Online Gallery

March 18, 2014

A selections of photos from our March gallery exhibit. These original photographs taken by Bev Grant, one of the original activists who participated in the September 6, 1968 Miss America Protests, a watershed moment that pushed the Women’s Liberation Movement into America’s national consciousness. Read More

Artwork by Carl Hausman

April Exhibition: Revisiting Renewal and the Holocaust

March 13, 2014

Art of various styles, media and moods by Holocaust survivors expresses their humanity, renewal and hopes for the future. This exhibition is a regathering of artists from Puffin’s first Renewal and the Holocaust in 2009 as well as new participating artists. Free Exhibition Runs April 5-30thGallery Hours Tuesday- Thursday 12:00pm- Read More

NRDC Petitions Federal Government to List Tufted Puffin Under Endangered Species Act

February 18, 2014

Petition Seeks “Endangered” Protections for the Seabird’s Ailing U.S. Pacific Coast Population NEW YORK (February 12, 2013) – The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) today filed a petition with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) seeking Endangered Species Act listing for the California, Oregon, and Washington population of the Read More

“High Power” Film Screening Canceled

February 12, 2014

Due to the inclement weather predicted for tomorrow, Thursday February 13th, we are canceling our scheduled film screening of “High Power.” We will let you know when we reschedule this event. Thank you and stay Read More

Bryan Stevenson wins ALBA/Puffin Award

February 6, 2014

Bryan StevensonwinsALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism New York — On Sunday, April 27, 2014, the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) will present the fourth ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism to Bryan Stevenson, the founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative.  ALBA and the Puffin Foundation, which Read More

Classical Sunday: Ching-Yun Hu Canceled

December 14, 2013

Due to the inclement weather we are canceling tomorrow’s event, Classical Sunday: Ching-Yun Hu. Thank you and stay warm!, -The Puffin Cultural Read More

Harlem Opera Theater CANCELED

December 13, 2013

Due to the impending inclement weather we are canceling tomorrow’s event, Harlem Opera Theater’s Holiday Community Sing. As of right now Sunday’s Classical Concert is still on. Please check the website and email tomorrow for updates on the status of Sunday’s event. Thank you and stay warm!, -The Puffin Cultural Read More

Perry Rosenstein: WSJ Donor of the Day

December 11, 2013

Donor of the Day Grants for Artists Outside Mainstream The Puffin Foundation Teams Up With the Nation Institute By Melanie Grayce West connect Dec. 8, 2013 8:51 p.m. ET From protecting ancient trees to supporting artists, musicians, dancers, peace activists and investigative journalists, Perry Rosenstein is supporting work outside the Read More

Climate Change Spells Peril For Puffins

November 27, 2013

Red full article at:http://blog.nwf.org/ With its distinctive appearance, the Atlantic puffin has been endowed with colorful names—from “sea parrot” to “the clown of the sea,” and even “sea rooster.” Nicknames aside, these tuxedoed waddlers are causing increased concern and sounding a now all-too-familiar alarm from the natural world about the Read More