June 11, 2021

Climate Change and National Parks: Beyond Resistance

by Catherine Schmitt Climate change is forcing national park managers into difficult decisions about how to keep parks “unimpaired” amid […]

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Seven of the nine Schoodic Institute techs and interns stand in a line with trees behind them
June 9, 2021

Welcome 2021 Technicians and Interns

by Hannah Webber, Marine Ecology Director First fireflies over Rockefeller field. First ripe blackberries on the Alder Trail. First meteor […]

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Photo of Susi Acord
June 7, 2021

Welcome to Development Coordinator Susi Acord

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park is pleased to announce the appointment of Susi Acord as Development Coordinator. In her […]

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June 4, 2021

Birding for science on National Trails Day

story + photos by Catherine Schmitt There is a long history of people watching and listening to birds on Mount […]

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June 1, 2021

Help us study and celebrate Acadia’s biodiversity

Acadia National Park’s forests, lakes, and coasts are changing. They are already measurably different than they were when the park […]

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May 28, 2021

Getting on with the show on Cadillac Mountain

An update on the Cadillac Mountain Summit Restoration effort story + photos by Catherine Schmitt Over the centuries, the highest […]

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May 20, 2021

Getting to know Acadia’s bees

by Catherine Schmitt On May 18, 1927, William Procter encountered a bumble bee, trapped and preserved it, and added the […]

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May 17, 2021

Science in the invisible present

by Nick Fisichelli Reading stories on our website or following our social media posts may have you wondering, Why is […]

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May 14, 2021

A new season of science and wonder

  This year, as part of the Landscape of Change project, we need everyone’s help documenting birds and pollinators (butterflies, […]

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May 10, 2021

COVID-19 Campus Operations Update

by Megan Moshier, Director of Sales & Operations The safety and wellbeing of our staff and guests is our utmost […]

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