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May 21, 2024

In Memory of Edith Robb Dixon

It is with a heavy heart that we share that Edith Dixon passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2024. Edith […]

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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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May 10, 2024

Why celebrate insects on World Migratory Bird Day?

by Trevor Grandin World Migratory Bird Day marks the ceremonial return of birds to their respective regions during spring and […]

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May 8, 2024

This Summer, Find Inspiration at Schoodic Point

Workshops offered for painting, bookbinding, photography, and more For many years, artists and scientists alike have found tremendous inspiration on […]

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The 2024 Cathy and Jim Gero Acadia Early-Career Fellows, pictured here from left to right: Lauren Knierim (Environmental Science Education Fellow), Louisa Liu (Science Research Fellow), and Trevor Grandin (Science Communication Fellow).
April 26, 2024

Announcing the 2024 Cathy and Jim Gero Acadia Early-Career Fellows

Winter Harbor – Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park is pleased to announce the 2024 Cathy and Jim Gero Acadia […]

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April 25, 2024

Coastal Conversations Radio Program: Future Forests

by Catherine Devine, 2023 Cathy and Jim Gero Acadia Early-Career Fellow What happens to science when the science is done? […]

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View of the main entrance to the Welcome Center at Rockefeller Hall on the Schoodic Institute campus.
April 16, 2024

Welcome Center at Rockefeller Hall opens May 1, 2024

Beginning Wednesday, May 1st, our Welcome Center at Rockefeller Hall will be open to the public from 10am to 5pm, […]

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Photo banner consisting of two images. At left: Peter Howe, research fellow, paddles a canoe on a lake while smiling at the camera. At right: Maris Monroe, research fellow, smiles at the camera with a sunset view of a lake and treeline behind her.
April 9, 2024

Schoodic Institute announces 2024 Acadia Science Fellows

Researchers to monitor amphibian movements and map forest change in Acadia National Park WINTER HARBOR – Two scientists have been awarded […]

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The rising sun casts strong light across the rocks at Schoodic Point in Acadia National Park. In the background beyond the sea is the silhouette of Mount Desert Island.
March 26, 2024

Listening To What Others See

by Catherine Schmitt Acadia National Park and Saint Croix Island International Historic Site recently participated in a project to make […]

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Wreckage of the Tay, a shipwrecked Canadian lumber schooner, is unearthed on Sand Beach after recent winter storms.
March 22, 2024

Monitoring the Sand Beach Shipwreck

by Catherine Schmitt, Science Communication Specialist In addition to causing significant damage across the park, back-to-back storms in January 2024 […]

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