Science

October 22, 2020

Learning from the tundra

Story + photos by Hayes Henderson, Seasonal Ecology Technician ’20 The land points out towards the open ocean. As I […]

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October 9, 2020

On the mysterious appearance of Jonah crabs at Schoodic Point

story + photos by Shannon O’Brien Come September, the spittlebugs have disappeared from roadsides; the deer have grown velvety antlers […]

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October 2, 2020

Tree pests in Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park

by Catherine Schmitt Tree pests and diseases present a serious and growing threat to forests across national parks. From fungi […]

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September 24, 2020

High tech, low tech rockweed

Story and photos by Catherine Schmitt Cover photo (above) courtesy Nearview, LLC North Lubec, Maine – The sun rose gold […]

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September 10, 2020

Schoodic Summer Shorts

Our science continues, despite many challenges brought on by a global pandemic. Because so many campus events had to be […]

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September 7, 2020

Small park, big climate

by Nick Fisichelli Acadia National Park includes about 50,000 acres of islands and peninsulas along the coast of Maine, with […]

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September 2, 2020

We see stars: a call to (five) arms, from Schoodic to Stonington

Thank you to everyone who contributed to this effort, helping to add 96 sea star observations to iNaturalist! Both Asterias […]

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August 11, 2020

Peter Nelson appointed as Forest Ecology Director

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Nelson as Forest Ecology Director. Nelson […]

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July 30, 2020

A Quarantine Bird Checklist

by Seth Benz For the past four years, Laura Sebastianelli has been coming to Schoodic Institute during the month of […]

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Three different patterned moths on a white sheet
July 27, 2020

Acadia’s “Moth Man”

Since 2016, Frank Distefano aka “Moth Man” has documented moths with photography, contributing the images to a global database of […]

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