Landscape of Change

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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September 3, 2021

Yellow, September!

by Catherine Schmitt If months had a color, September would be yellow, thanks to the sunflowers, yarrow, and especially the […]

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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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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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