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Photo banner consisting of two images. At left: Peter Howe, research fellow, paddles a canoe on a lake while smiling at the camera. At right: Maris Monroe, research fellow, smiles at the camera with a sunset view of a lake and treeline behind her.
April 9, 2024

Schoodic Institute announces 2024 Acadia Science Fellows

Researchers to monitor amphibian movements and map forest change in Acadia National Park WINTER HARBOR – Two scientists have been awarded […]

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The rising sun casts strong light across the rocks at Schoodic Point in Acadia National Park. In the background beyond the sea is the silhouette of Mount Desert Island.
March 26, 2024

Listening To What Others See

by Catherine Schmitt Acadia National Park and Saint Croix Island International Historic Site recently participated in a project to make […]

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Wreckage of the Tay, a shipwrecked Canadian lumber schooner, is unearthed on Sand Beach after recent winter storms.
March 22, 2024

Monitoring the Sand Beach Shipwreck

by Catherine Schmitt, Science Communication Specialist In addition to causing significant damage across the park, back-to-back storms in January 2024 […]

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Bass Harbor Marsh on a cloudy, overcast day.
March 21, 2024

Dr. Suzanne Greenlaw joins Schoodic Institute

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park is pleased to welcome Dr. Suzanne Greenlaw as Post-doctoral Scientist. Since 2017, Greenlaw has […]

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Pitch pines growing near the summit of Dorr Mountain in Acadia National Park.
March 21, 2024

Coastal Conversations Radio Program: Changing Acadia

story by Catherine Devine, 2023 Cathy and Jim Gero Acadia Early-Career Fellow Some very exciting news! Schoodic Institute, in collaboration […]

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View from the summit of Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park on a bright day, looking outward toward the ocean beyond.
March 15, 2024

Filling a Global Knowledge Gap While Restoring Acadia’s Landscapes

by Chris Nadeau, Climate Change Adaptation Scientist In Acadia, park staff are dealing with the impacts of more frequent and […]

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February 28, 2024

Getting Closer To Managing Rockweed As An Ecosystem

People harvest a variety of seaweed (macroalgae) species in Maine, including and especially rockweed (Ascophyllum nodosum). Rockweed grows in abundance […]

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In the background is a photo of the main entrance of Rockefeller Hall on the Schoodic Institute campus on a sunny day. Overlaid in the right hand corner is a photo of two volunteer hosts, smiling at the camera.
February 21, 2024

2024 Volunteer Opportunities at Schoodic Institute

by Megan Moshier, Director of Sales and Operations The success of Schoodic Institute relies heavily on the support of volunteers. […]

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Alpine vegetation on the summit of a mountain in Acadia National Park as the sun rises.
February 1, 2024

Acadia’s Summit Restoration Project is Looking Up (and West)

by Chris Nadeau, Climate Change Adaptation Scientist I was astonished the first time I visited Cadillac Mountain, but not just […]

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Indigenous America 250
January 24, 2024

Indigenous America 250

A new research initiative focuses on the histories of tribal nations and the Revolutionary War in the Northeast. Alyssa Mt. […]

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