Science

January 8, 2020

Schedule Updates for the Acadia Winter Festival

Surprise! We’re getting some ice and snow. Weather-related cancellations will be noted on the event page and individual events. Schoodic […]

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January 7, 2020

Gratitude at Year’s Beginning

At the the start of the new year, we look back on the work of our ecology technicians and interns, […]

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December 31, 2019

Understory: The Conclusion

Story and photos by Catherine Schmitt Maine is the most forested state in the nation, with more than 90 percent […]

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November 29, 2019

Understory: The Future Forest of Acadia, Part 5

Story and photos by Catherine Schmitt Maine is the most forested state in the nation, with more than 90 percent […]

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Black lines and shapes of a spectrogram– a visualization of sound — of the song of a Winter Wren
November 6, 2019

The Sounds of Schoodic

by Seth Benz As the name suggests, “birdwatching” is heavily slanted toward the visual; less so, toward the auditory. We […]

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October 31, 2019

Communicating Nor’easter vulnerability for three New England parks

by Catherine Schmitt On October 28, 2019, high tide in Acadia National Park was over 12 feet. With a lot […]

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October 24, 2019

What’s Flying? at Schoodic Point Sea Watch

Story and photos by Hallie Daly Any morning at Schoodic Point is sure to be serene, with the waves crashing […]

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Four people in the forest, one measuring a tree's diameter, others looking up or down.
October 2, 2019

Understory: The Future Forest of Acadia, Part 4

Story and Photos by Catherine Schmitt Maine is the most forested state in the nation, with more than 90 percent […]

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September 3, 2019

Request for proposals for 2020 fellowships

The partners of Second Century Stewardship have announced the Request for Proposals for fellowships to support research in Acadia National […]

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August 8, 2019

Schoodic Institute to show Lobster War

Join us on September 10 for Lobster War. This must-watch, award-winning feature-length documentary film about the conflict between the United […]

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