Science

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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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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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 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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March 18, 2020

Another Day in the Field: Cobscook Bay

by Jackie Florman, 2019 Intern, Colby College The morning light had just begun to dust our campsite with a hazy, […]

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March 18, 2020

Summer Reverie with Intern Sally Burke

Sally Burke, 2019 Colby College Intern, worked on a plethora of different projects last summer, ranging from seed and sapling […]

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Woman squatting in shallow water with floating eelgrass
March 9, 2020

Research in Acadia: 2019 Year in Review

by Emma Albee and Abe Miller-Rushing Acadia National Park hosts a vibrant and growing research community. In 2019, 175 researchers […]

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Individual rockweeds attached to rocks spread on the floor
February 6, 2020

Answering the question, How much rockweed is there in Maine?

by Hannah Webber On January 28 we assembled a group of people from industry, management, conservation, research, and citizen science […]

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February 3, 2020

Fisichelli named President and CEO

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Nicholas Fisichelli as President and CEO. Fisichelli had been serving as […]

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