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January 13, 2022

2022 Acadia Winter Festival

Update: Friday’s events have been cancelled due to a winter storm watch. WINTER HARBOR – Schoodic Institute at Acadia National […]

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January 11, 2022

2022 Bird Tours

by Seth Benz This year will feature a full and year-round schedule of Schoodic Institute bird tours, with two brand-new […]

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A crow in flight with water in background.
January 10, 2022

Christmas Bird Count Totals

by Seth Benz This was the 53rd year for this count, an extensive record made possible by the work of […]

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December 23, 2021

Research in Acadia: Year in Review

by Emma Albee and Abe Miller-Rushing 2021 was a busy year for research in Acadia National Park. Together scientists worked […]

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December 20, 2021

Welcome new board members!

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park has elected Vicki Goldsten of Winter Harbor, Maine and Key Largo, Florida, and Ivan […]

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December 20, 2021

Wabanaki Science in Acadia

Second Century Stewardship Fellow Dr. Bonnie Newsom and students Natalie Dana-Lolar and Isaac St. John authored an article in a […]

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December 20, 2021

Conservation of 1,700 Acres on Schoodic Peninsula

Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT), a statewide land conservation organization, has secured the protection of 1,700 acres of forestland—the so […]

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A view upstream along the Maple Spring Trail. A black rope with yellow caution tape is strung from a tree across the trail with signs indicating closure due to storm damage.
November 23, 2021

Climate change means difficult decisions in Acadia

by Catherine Schmitt Early in the morning on Wednesday, June 9, rain began to fall. It had been hot, and […]

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November 22, 2021

2021 Hawk Watch Update

story and photos by Seth Benz This fall, the 27th year of Hawk Watch on Cadillac Mountain, eight volunteers counted […]

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November 22, 2021

Continued investigation of Jonah crabs on Schoodic Peninsula

story and photos by Shannon O’Brien, 2021 Ecology Technician With the sound of retreating tides, the smell of salt spray, […]

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