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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May 4, 2020

Student Centered Science

What’s in your students’ backyards?  On May 6, join Maine teacher John Van Dis to explore strategies for getting your […]

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May 1, 2020

Spring 2020 Citizen Science Challenge

On Friday, March 20, the first day of spring, we launched a six-week challenge to Hancock County residents: contribute observations […]

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images of Rachel Fowler at Jordan Pond, Bonnie Newsom, and Jay Wason with trees in background
April 27, 2020

2020 Second Century Stewardship fellows to conduct research in Acadia

Three scientists have been awarded fellowships to conduct research in Acadia National Park as part of Second Century Stewardship, an […]

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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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Seaside irises in a pocket wetland along the Schoodic shoreline
April 16, 2020

A day in the field with Earthwatch

Photo essay by Paola Vazquez-Gomez, July 2019 As our first Earthwatch team of the season laid out transects for cross-system […]

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April 14, 2020

Education Update: Making Thinking Visible

by Sarah Hooper and Bill Zoellick Schools in Maine shut down at the start of the third week of March. […]

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April 10, 2020

Challenging science for challenging times

A message from President and CEO Nicholas Fisichelli Dear Friends, Like you, Schoodic Institute staff have had our lives upended […]

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April 10, 2020

Community Learning for ME

Rural Aspirations, in collaboration with Schoodic Institute and many other cross-sector organizations, has developed a tool for teachers and families […]

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