Citizen Science

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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April 29, 2021

The moths of April

by Catherine Schmitt Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island have a rich legacy of science, from ancestral knowledge of […]

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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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