History

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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View looking northeast from McFarland hill with blue sky
May 8, 2020

Air pollution trends in Acadia

by Catherine Schmitt In early spring, Acadia is at its brightest. Leaves have yet to emerge on the trees and […]

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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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February 25, 2020

A new handbook for citizen science in ecology and conservation

Handbook of Citizen Science in Ecology and Conservation, which will be released in May, is the first practical and comprehensive […]

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photo of tree canopies from the forest floor
July 31, 2019

Understory: The Future Forest of Acadia, Part 3

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

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A raised and fenced bed of planted seedlings
June 27, 2019

Understory: The Future Forest of Acadia, Part 2

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

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