Science

Beautiful sunset from Ravens Nest near Schoodic Point in Acadia National Park, Maine.
April 11, 2019

Second Century Stewardship awards 2019 fellowships for research in Acadia National Park

Three scientists have been awarded fellowships to conduct research in Acadia National Park as part of Second Century Stewardship, an […]

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Autumn Colors on Rocky Maine Coast in Acadia
March 28, 2019

Sea-Beach at Ebb-Tide: Women of Acadia’s Intertidal Zone

By Catherine Schmitt, Science Communication Specialist To find these creatures, to study their habits and organization, to consider the wonderful […]

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photo of Maianthemum leaves
March 11, 2019

A Hike Along Acadia’s Trails Shows Spring Arrives Early for Some Plants

Plants in Acadia National Park follow the spring. With each degree of temperature increase, plants bloom two to six days […]

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Vector map depicts people connecting through a large Internet web line and dots forming the shape of United States of America.
March 5, 2019

Citizen Science Day

Citizen Science Day is a national event to highlight incredible discoveries made by volunteers of all ages, and provide opportunities to […]

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Idea Line on Blackboard
January 18, 2019

Dr. Fisichelli Named Director of Science and Education

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Nicholas Fisichelli as Director of Science […]

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businessman raising hand during seminar. Businessman Raising Hand Up at a Conference to answer a question.
January 8, 2019

Schoodic Institute Education Research: A New Take on Teacher Leadership

By Catherine Schmitt, Science Communication Specialist Over the course of his work with schools, teachers, and communities to engage students […]

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Nature Trail sign at Acadia National Park, Maine.
December 19, 2018

A Successful Season for the Downeast Phenology Trail

By Libby Orcutt, Senior Field Tech The conclusion of the 2018 season marked the end of the third year for the […]

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photo of monarch butterfly
October 4, 2018

The Fall Season at Acadia: When Birds, Fruit, and Insects Join Together in a Splendor of Biodiversity

The fall season is a busy one on the coast of Maine. Birds are migrating through on their way south […]

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photo of citizen scientists being trained out in the field
September 5, 2018

Eighty Citizen Scientists Trained This Summer

Over the course of two months we have trained over 80 citizen scientists from around the world on how to […]

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Beautiful fall colors of Acadia National Park in Maine
June 8, 2018

Second Century Stewardship Names 2018 Fellows to Conduct Research in Acadia National Park

Two scientists have been awarded fellowships to conduct research in Acadia National Park as part of Second Century Stewardship, an initiative of the National Park […]

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