Citizen Science

April 19, 2021

Landscape of Change

For centuries, the diverse ecosystems of Mount Desert Island have provided an ideal setting for learning about the natural world […]

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April 2, 2021

Anticipating the arrival of April warblers

story + photos by Seth Benz April harkens the return of the warbler vanguard. On the Schoodic Peninsula, records indicate […]

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April 1, 2021

2021 Citizen Science Month Challenge

This year for Citizen Science Month, we are renewing our charge to residents and visitors in the Downeast & Acadia […]

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March 14, 2021

Send us your Fox Sparrow sightings

by Seth Benz Reports of Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca), a relatively large and robust sparrow,  are new to Maine’s eBird […]

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March 1, 2021

Shellfish Focus Day

A conversation featuring stories and lessons learned in town shellfish conservation projects Shellfish Focus Day, part of the annual Maine […]

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February 25, 2021

2021 Bird Tour Schedule

Schoodic Institute announces a full schedule of bird tours and workshops for 2021. All events and activities follow state and […]

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February 24, 2021

Citizen science workshop underway

Hannah Webber is currently leading the sixth training for citizen science on public lands, in partnership with the National Park […]

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January 29, 2021

A brief investigation into Acadia’s foggy history

by Tessa Houston I spent summers at my grandparents’ house on Southport Island. I remember waking up and seeing a […]

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January 26, 2021

Acadia’s Science Legacy

Acadia National Park has a rich history of science, perhaps the most extensive legacy of study among early national parks. […]

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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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