Citizen Science

July 30, 2021

All About Arsenic project adapts during the pandemic

by Bill Zoellick Karen Bieluch of Dartmouth College and I recently collaborated with Anna Farrell, Jane Disney, and others on […]

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An array of 24 moth images
July 22, 2021

The changing – and unchanging – moths of Acadia

by Catherine Schmitt | cover image by David Manski This week is National Moth Week. At Schoodic Institute, we’ve been […]

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July 13, 2021

Project ASCO

by Shannon O’Brien and Hannah Webber Join Schoodic Institute scientists in the intertidal zone to collect data about rockweed while […]

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June 29, 2021

Science Communication & Engagement in a Rapidly Changing World

On July 26 at 4 p.m., Schoodic Institute hosts the inaugural Goldstein Lecture to convene and inspire on critical topics […]

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June 4, 2021

Birding for science on National Trails Day

story + photos by Catherine Schmitt There is a long history of people watching and listening to birds on Mount […]

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June 1, 2021

Help us study and celebrate Acadia’s biodiversity

Acadia National Park’s forests, lakes, and coasts are changing. They are already measurably different than they were when the park […]

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May 20, 2021

Getting to know Acadia’s bees

by Catherine Schmitt On May 18, 1927, William Procter encountered a bumble bee, trapped and preserved it, and added the […]

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May 17, 2021

Science in the invisible present

by Nick Fisichelli Reading stories on our website or following our social media posts may have you wondering, Why is […]

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May 14, 2021

A new season of science and wonder

  This year, as part of the Landscape of Change project, we need everyone’s help documenting birds and pollinators (butterflies, […]

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May 7, 2021

Revisiting history on World Migratory Bird Day

In the 1880s, the student naturalists of the Champlain Society surveyed the birds of Mount Desert Island during summer camping […]

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