Science

August 3, 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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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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July 9, 2020

The 2020 field season is underway

The field season has begun! The Schoodic Institute Science & Education team welcomed two ecology technicians who started work on […]

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July 8, 2020

Hannah Webber’s many questions

story + photos by Catherine Schmitt Before we even get to the water, Hannah Webber is asking questions. Along the […]

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July 7, 2020

New research publication on the Dragonfly Mercury Project

The foundational work on the Dragonfly Mercury Project was published today in the journal, Environmental Science & Technology, “A national-scale […]

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June 10, 2020

Living on warbler time

Comparing 2020 warbler arrivals with historic spring arrival dates on the Schoodic Peninsula gleaned from eBird checklists by Seth Benz, […]

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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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