Citizen Science

December 7, 2020

Next citizen science workshop has a focus on pollinators

by Hannah Webber Citizen science is advancing research and learning across multidisciplinary fields. It can also be a valuable way […]

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December 7, 2020

Paying attention to wicked high tides

by Catherine Schmitt “King Tides” are the monthly high tides that occur during the new and full moons. They are […]

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a lobster boat unloads crates at a floating dock
December 4, 2020

Education update: Shellfish Resilience Lab

by Bill Zoellick The Town of Gouldsboro has begun work on its Shellfish Resilience Laboratory and will have it operational […]

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October 20, 2020

Education update: inviting inquiry with Crowd the Tap

by Sarah Hooper, Education Specialist Crowd the Tap Maine is an education program that supports teachers and students as they […]

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September 10, 2020

Schoodic Summer Shorts

Our science continues, despite many challenges brought on by a global pandemic. Because so many campus events had to be […]

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September 9, 2020

2020 Hawk Watch in Acadia National Park

The 26th year of observing migrating raptors as they fly over Acadia National Park has begun! Volunteer observers will be […]

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September 2, 2020

We see stars: a call to (five) arms, from Schoodic to Stonington

Thank you to everyone who contributed to this effort, helping to add 96 sea star observations to iNaturalist! Both Asterias […]

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August 3, 2020

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch: After 25 years, some trends emerge

by Seth Benz 2019 marked the 25th year of the Hawk Watch atop Cadillac Mountain at Acadia National Park, carried […]

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Three different patterned moths on a white sheet
July 27, 2020

Acadia’s “Moth Man”

Since 2016, Frank Distefano aka “Moth Man” has documented moths with photography, contributing the images to a global database of […]

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July 9, 2020

The 2020 field season is underway

The field season has begun! The Schoodic Institute Science & Education team welcomed two ecology technicians who started work on […]

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