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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Bass Harbor Marsh on a cloudy, overcast day.
March 21, 2024

Dr. Suzanne Greenlaw joins Schoodic Institute

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park is pleased to welcome Dr. Suzanne Greenlaw as Post-doctoral Scientist. Since 2017, Greenlaw has […]

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Pitch pines growing near the summit of Dorr Mountain in Acadia National Park.
March 21, 2024

Coastal Conversations Radio Program: Changing Acadia

story by Catherine Devine, 2023 Cathy and Jim Gero Acadia Early-Career Fellow Some very exciting news! Schoodic Institute, in collaboration […]

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View from the summit of Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park on a bright day, looking outward toward the ocean beyond.
March 15, 2024

Filling a Global Knowledge Gap While Restoring Acadia’s Landscapes

by Chris Nadeau, Climate Change Adaptation Scientist In Acadia, park staff are dealing with the impacts of more frequent and […]

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February 28, 2024

Getting Closer To Managing Rockweed As An Ecosystem

People harvest a variety of seaweed (macroalgae) species in Maine, including and especially rockweed (Ascophyllum nodosum). Rockweed grows in abundance […]

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In the background is a photo of the main entrance of Rockefeller Hall on the Schoodic Institute campus on a sunny day. Overlaid in the right hand corner is a photo of two volunteer hosts, smiling at the camera.
February 21, 2024

2024 Volunteer Opportunities at Schoodic Institute

by Megan Moshier, Director of Sales and Operations The success of Schoodic Institute relies heavily on the support of volunteers. […]

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Alpine vegetation on the summit of a mountain in Acadia National Park as the sun rises.
February 1, 2024

Acadia’s Summit Restoration Project is Looking Up (and West)

by Chris Nadeau, Climate Change Adaptation Scientist I was astonished the first time I visited Cadillac Mountain, but not just […]

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Indigenous America 250
January 24, 2024

Indigenous America 250

A new research initiative focuses on the histories of tribal nations and the Revolutionary War in the Northeast. Alyssa Mt. […]

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Research fellow Brooke Goodman holds binoculars while sitting near the summit of Cadillac Mountain during Hawk Watch on a clear blue sky day.
January 23, 2024

2023 Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch Summary

by Seth Benz and Angi King Johnston 2023 marked the 29th consecutive year of the Cadillac Mountain Hawk Watch in […]

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A side-by-side comparison through the years of Sand Beach in Acadia National Park.
January 19, 2024

The Future (Sea Level) Is Here

by Catherine Schmitt, Science Communication Specialist This was not unexpected. We’ve been paying close attention to tides, and working with […]

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