Schoodic Signals

Close-up view of lingonberry, an often seen companion on trails in Acadia and a hardy, evergreen shrub that thrives in cool, boreal environments.
May 13, 2024

Schoodic Signals: Lingonberry

story + photos by Trevor Grandin Adages from Shakespeare’s library of classical works are everywhere in the modern day. The […]

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Sunlight shines on several sundew leaves and moss.
August 29, 2023

In the den of sundew

story + photos by Ella Halbert This July, I found myself squashing through a bed of sphagnum moss in Schoodic […]

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Close up view of a bumblebee
November 7, 2022

Schoodic Signals: Bumble Bees

by Jess Moskowitz Bees! They are some of nature’s hardest workers, facilitating pollination for the majority of flowering plants around […]

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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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August 12, 2022

What a climate station can teach us about Acadian forests

by Olivia Milloway In July of 2021, a group of teachers from Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire traded in their […]

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July 31, 2022

Schoodic Signals: Luna Moth

by Jess Moskowitz | photos by Elizabeth Halasz The luna moth (Actias luna) is a moth you don’t easily forget […]

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July 24, 2022

What’s going on with the cardinals?

story + photos by Seth Benz Recently a summer resident of Winter Harbor wondered if something might be happening with […]

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three-leaved plants with white flowers grow on the edge of an ocean cliff
July 3, 2022

What we can learn from three-toothed cinquefoil

by Olivia Milloway; photos by Catherine Schmitt If you’ve spent time on the Schoodic Peninsula, you’ve likely seen members of […]

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June 26, 2022

Schoodic Signals: Green Crab

by Olivia Milloway with photos by Josh Miner As their name suggests, European green crabs (Carcinus maena) are native to […]

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June 19, 2022

Schoodic Signals: Spotted Salamander

by Olivia Milloway In late April 2022, Schoodic Institute’s Science Engagement Coordinator Shannon O’Brien led a group of students from […]

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