History

April 12, 2021

Working together to protect a changing Acadia

THIS PLACE is a mosaic of diverse landscapes and varied topography and climate, a unique mix of ocean islands and […]

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April 1, 2021

2021 Citizen Science Month Challenge

This year for Citizen Science Month, we are renewing our charge to residents and visitors in the Downeast & Acadia […]

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January 29, 2021

A brief investigation into Acadia’s foggy history

by Tessa Houston I spent summers at my grandparents’ house on Southport Island. I remember waking up and seeing a […]

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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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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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June 19, 2020

Past fragments, present attention, and future justice

by Nick Fisichelli When I come into the office (not as often these days due to coronavirus restrictions), I sometimes […]

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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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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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