Citizen Science

a group of waxwings on pavement with snow in background
December 9, 2019

Schoodic Institute hosts annual Christmas Bird Count

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park invites birdwatchers to participate in the longest-running community science survey, the annual Audubon Christmas […]

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October 3, 2019

Counting Caterpillars at Schoodic Point

By Andrew Zachman, General Ecology Technician This time of year, caterpillars can be found crawling across roadways, chewing on the […]

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September 26, 2019

Students on the flat: Community shellfish investigation update

by Bill Zoellick, Education Researcher Emeritus and Sarah Hooper, Education Specialist In the next week or two, middle school science […]

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September 20, 2019

Zoellick receives award for partnership with Acadia National Park

Schoodic Institute Director of Education Research Emeritus Bill Zoellick received the 2019 Acadia Partners Award. The staff of Acadia National […]

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August 26, 2019

A Celebration of Citizen Science with the Halcyon String Quartet

On August 26, 2019, Schoodic Institute hosted an evening of music and imagery celebrating the contributions of our many volunteers […]

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August 17, 2019

In Celebration of Open Space

In 2018 we worked with organizations and volunteers from Maine, the United States, and, through partnership with Earthwatch, more than […]

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August 7, 2019

Sarah Hooper appointed as Education Specialist

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Hooper of Brooklin, Maine, as Education […]

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In this posed photo, seven technicians and interns standing together
June 25, 2019

The 2019 field season has begun for staff, interns, and visiting researchers

Every summer, Schoodic Institute hosts a number of students, technicians, and visiting scientists assisting with environmental monitoring and conducting research […]

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March 5, 2019

Citizen Science Day

Citizen Science Day is a national event to highlight incredible discoveries made by volunteers of all ages, and provide opportunities to […]

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Nature Trail sign at Acadia National Park, Maine.
December 19, 2018

A Successful Season for the Downeast Phenology Trail

By Libby Orcutt, Senior Field Tech The conclusion of the 2018 season marked the end of the third year for the […]

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