Citizen Science

sunlight shines through dark red huckleberry shrubs in the foreground with jack pine forest and blue sky in the background
September 22, 2022

Fall is changing in Acadia

story + photos by Catherine Schmitt Some day not too long ago, the chitter of swifts and the ring of […]

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Olivia is interviewing Maya Peletier with her headphones and shotgun mic. The two are standing in a grassy area at Frazer Point with Mosquito Harbor in the background.
September 20, 2022

Getting to know the sounds and stories of Acadia

by Olivia Milloway Since coming to Acadia National Park at the beginning of the summer, my senses have yet to […]

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September 20, 2022

Visualizing citizen science data from national parks

by Kyle Lima Schoodic Institute is creating a new way to analyze and visualize citizen science data on biological diversity […]

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a group of about fifteen people sitting on rocky ledge looking through binoculars
September 16, 2022

Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch has begun!

by Seth Benz Hawk Watch started in late August, and sharp-shinned hawks are on the move! We added 411 to […]

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two long-legged birds at the water's edge
August 31, 2022

Late summer shorebirds

by Catherine Schmitt, Kyle Lima, & Seth Benz Shorebird migration is upon us, as the plovers, sandpipers, and other sand- […]

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August 12, 2022

What a climate station can teach us about Acadian forests

by Olivia Milloway In July of 2021, a group of teachers from Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire traded in their […]

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July 31, 2022

Schoodic Signals: Luna Moth

by Jess Moskowitz | photos by Elizabeth Halasz The luna moth (Actias luna) is a moth you don’t easily forget […]

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July 24, 2022

What’s going on with the cardinals?

story + photos by Seth Benz Recently a summer resident of Winter Harbor wondered if something might be happening with […]

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three-leaved plants with white flowers grow on the edge of an ocean cliff
July 3, 2022

What we can learn from three-toothed cinquefoil

by Olivia Milloway; photos by Catherine Schmitt If you’ve spent time on the Schoodic Peninsula, you’ve likely seen members of […]

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June 30, 2022

Public invited to help with rockweed science

Media release Schoodic Institute scientists invite the public to join them in the intertidal zone to collect data about rockweed […]

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