Communication

October 9, 2020

On the mysterious appearance of Jonah crabs at Schoodic Point

story + photos by Shannon O’Brien Come September, the spittlebugs have disappeared from roadsides; the deer have grown velvety antlers […]

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October 6, 2020

COVID-19 Campus Operations Update

by Megan Moshier, Director of Sales & Operations The safety and wellbeing of our staff and guests is our utmost […]

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October 2, 2020

Tree pests in Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park

by Catherine Schmitt Tree pests and diseases present a serious and growing threat to forests across national parks. From fungi […]

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September 10, 2020

Schoodic Summer Shorts

Our science continues, despite many challenges brought on by a global pandemic. Because so many campus events had to be […]

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August 31, 2020

Author Colin Woodard to speak on “The Lobster Coast”

Maine has been Wabanaki homeland for many thousands of years, a colony for 170 years, and a state for 200 […]

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Three different patterned moths on a white sheet
July 27, 2020

Acadia’s “Moth Man”

Since 2016, Frank Distefano aka “Moth Man” has documented moths with photography, contributing the images to a global database of […]

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July 7, 2020

New research publication on the Dragonfly Mercury Project

The foundational work on the Dragonfly Mercury Project was published today in the journal, Environmental Science & Technology, “A national-scale […]

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close up of a bumble bee on the center of a flower
May 20, 2020

Small Reflections on World Bee Day

by Catherine Schmitt; photo by David Manski Natural stories are for everyone, and we need everyone to help create them. […]

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moth specimes pinned in boxes with labels
April 23, 2020

Tending yesterday’s natural history for tomorrow’s science

by Emma Albee, Science Information Specialist Every winter, as scientific activity slows in Acadia National Park, I shift my focus […]

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Woman squatting in shallow water with floating eelgrass
March 9, 2020

Research in Acadia: 2019 Year in Review

by Emma Albee and Abe Miller-Rushing Acadia National Park hosts a vibrant and growing research community. In 2019, 175 researchers […]

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