Landscape of Change

a pink and yellow moth rests in a yellow flower
July 26, 2023

Moth Magic

story + photos by Catherine Schmitt It could be easy to mistake the insect for a flower, to mistake the […]

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View of two people walking along a wooden boardwalk in Acadia National Park, with lush green trees surrounding them. The sun is shining and blue sky is visible through the tress.
April 12, 2023

Citizen science in the Great Meadow Wetland

by Catherine Schmitt and Seth Benz If you are rolling down the boardwalk of the Jesup Path this summer and […]

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Illustrative graphic cover art for the Sea to Trees podcast, showing illustration of a tree in the foreground, and in the background is a small cover at lowtide with the ocean's horizon line in the background. A cool color palette is used, mainly blues, grays, deep greens.
March 16, 2023

Sea to Trees: Episode 2

story by Olivia Milloway Sea to Trees is a podcast that tells the stories of the science happening in and […]

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American tree sparrow sits on branches, with pale blue sky background
December 30, 2022

New research shows dramatic declines in Acadia National Park winter bird populations

WINTER HARBOR, MAINE – Acadia National Park’s winter bird populations have declined by nearly half since 1971, according to a […]

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September 30, 2022

Sharp-shinned Rascals

In the September nor-westers also fly Hawks, sometimes in veritable companies. Evil little sharp-shinned rascals flap and sail through the […]

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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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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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June 6, 2022

Landscape of change: Year one results

by Catherine Schmitt, Kyle Lima, Seth Benz, and Peter Nelson Launched on April 19, 2021, Landscape of Change is a […]

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March 14, 2022

Five Years of Crowdsourcing Biodiversity Data

by Seth Benz At Schoodic Institute, we believe that science is for everyone, and that everyone can contribute to science. […]

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September 9, 2021

BioBlitz Thursdays at Sieur de Monts

A BioBlitz is an event that focuses on finding and identifying species within a certain area within a particular time. […]

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