Forest Ecology

March 3, 2021

Forests of the world, in 3D

Schoodic Institute President & CEO Nicholas Fisichelli part of research team studying the structure of forests around the world Old […]

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January 26, 2021

Acadia’s Science Legacy

Acadia National Park has a rich history of science, perhaps the most extensive legacy of study among early national parks. […]

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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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September 7, 2020

Small park, big climate

by Nick Fisichelli Acadia National Park includes about 50,000 acres of islands and peninsulas along the coast of Maine, with […]

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August 11, 2020

Peter Nelson appointed as Forest Ecology Director

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Nelson as Forest Ecology Director. Nelson […]

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July 9, 2020

The 2020 field season is underway

The field season has begun! The Schoodic Institute Science & Education team welcomed two ecology technicians who started work on […]

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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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January 7, 2020

Gratitude at Year’s Beginning

At the the start of the new year, we look back on the work of our ecology technicians and interns, […]

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rocky shoreline with forest
December 31, 2019

Understory: The Conclusion

Story and photos by Catherine Schmitt Maine is the most forested state in the nation, with more than 90 percent […]

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