Citizen Science

Ocean tide exposing rocks and seaweed under a bright clear sky.
April 17, 2023

Public Invited To Help With Rockweed Science

Winter Harbor, Maine – Schoodic Institute scientists invite the public to join them in the intertidal zone from June to […]

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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 23, 2023

Sea to Trees: Episode 3

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

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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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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 9, 2023

Sea to Trees: Episode 1

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

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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.
February 23, 2023

Introducing Sea to Trees, a new podcast on science in Acadia

story by Olivia Milloway Over the last nine months as the Cathy and Jim Gero Acadia Early Career Fellow in […]

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Group of high school students walk across rocky beach on Mount Desert Island, with view of horizon and ocean in background. To the left, a school bus is parked beyond a rocky beach.
January 20, 2023

Imagining the Future Shore with MDI High School

by Catherine Schmitt This fall and winter, we worked with students in Mount Desert Island High School’s Honors Environmental Science […]

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Photo of close-up green leaves in foreground, and blurred greenery in background with sunlight sparking through.
January 5, 2023

Dr. Michael Soukup Honored With George Hartzog Award

from National Parks Traveler The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks has honored Dr. Michael Soukup with its George Hartzog […]

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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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a high tide gets close to a roadway and floods the edge of a forest
November 21, 2022

Watching the tide and measuring the rising sea

by Catherine Schmitt Tides are highest (and lowest) during full and new moons, when the moon and sun – and […]

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